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IV64811: SYSTEM MAY CRASH AT ACCT_INTERFAL_UNREGISTER() APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The system may crash with a stack similar to this one when
    accessing an invalid pointer.
    
    KDB(1)> f pvthread+021600 STACK:
    ■00392D54acct_interval_unregister+000034 (0000000000000000
    ■??) ■004BE9BCif_detach+00025C (??) ■004BB850ifioctl+0008F0
    (F1000E000022E808, 8020696680206966,
       F00000002FF47018) ■0052E604soo_ioctl+0005A4 (??, ??, ??)
    ■006BE618common_ioctl+0000F8 (??, ??, ??, ??)
    ■00003888mfspurr_sc_flih01+0000E4 () ■D0119514__ioctl+0000B4
    (??, ??, ??, ??, ??) ■D0119B3Cioctl+00003C (00000004,
    80206966, 20001D98, 00000000,
       00000003, 0004EBB0, 00000000, 00000000)
    ■10001270greconfig+0009B0 (??, ??, ??) ■10001BA4main+000884
    (??, ??) ■10000168__start+000068 ()
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The system may crash with a stack similar to this one when
    accessing an invalid pointer.
    
    KDB(1)> f pvthread+021600 STACK:
     00392D54 acct_interval_unregister+000034 (0000000000000000
     ?? )  004BE9BC if_detach+00025C (??)  004BB850 ifioctl+0008F0
    (F1000E000022E808, 8020696680206966,
       F00000002FF47018)  0052E604 soo_ioctl+0005A4 (??, ??, ??)
     006BE618 common_ioctl+0000F8 (??, ??, ??, ??)
     00003888 mfspurr_sc_flih01+0000E4 ()  D0119514 __ioctl+0000B4
    (??, ??, ??, ??, ??)  D0119B3C ioctl+00003C (00000004,
    80206966, 20001D98, 00000000,
       00000003, 0004EBB0, 00000000, 00000000)
     10001270 greconfig+0009B0 (??, ??, ??)  10001BA4 main+000884
    (??, ??)  10000168 __start+000068 ()
    

Problem conclusion

  • This fix is to protect against such crash by verifying the
    integrity of the pointer.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV70588
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV64860
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70574
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV64811
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV64811

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-09-11

  • Closed date

    2014-09-11

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U865837

       UP15/05/19 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV64811

Modified date: 30 September 2015