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IV61045: POTENTIAL MEMORY LEAK IN PERFSTAT_WPAR_TOTAL API APPLIES TO AIX 7100-02

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • perfstat_wpar_total API leaks memory.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • perfstat_wpar_total API leaks memory. missed to free memory in
    few places.
    Allocation #112: 0x200197E8
    
     Allocation size: 0x8D0
    
     Allocated from heap: 0
    
     Allocation traceback:
    
     0xD01A9814  malloc
    
     0xD1D4A058  perfstat_wpar_total
    
     0x100007B0  getWparCPU2
    
     0x100009F0  main
    

Problem conclusion

  • Added code to free memory properly.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64398
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV61121
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV61045
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV63105
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV61045

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-05-30

  • Closed date

    2014-05-30

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-11

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    IV61121 IV63105 IV63300 IV64398 U868611

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV61045

Modified date: 11 May 2016