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IV61836: FOPEN USES WRONG MODE DUE TO INCORRECT READING OF TYPE ARGUMENT APPLIES TO AIX 7100-02 15/01/29 PTF PECHANGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • fopen tries to open file in incorrect mode due to reading
    the type argument beyond the string boundaries.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-02 Technology Level with any of the
    * following filesets at or between 7.1.2.0 and 7.1.2.18:
    *   bos.64bit
    *   bos.adt.prof
    *   bos.rte.control
    *   bos.rte.libc
    *   bos.rte.shell
    *   mcr.rte
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * fopen tries to open file in incorrect mode due to reading
    * the type argument beyond the string boundaries.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV61836.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code changes are made to ensure that fopen API
    correctly recognizes the end of string, and
    opens file in correct mode.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV64453
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV63786
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV61836
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV62912
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV61836

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-06-22

  • Closed date

    2014-08-18

  • Last modified date

    2015-01-29

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U868604

       UP15/01/19 I 1000



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV61836

Modified date: 29 January 2015