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IV65236: /ETC/MAGIC INCORRECT FOR GZIP FILES APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The /etc/magic entry for gzip files  reads too many bytes
    from the start of the file. As a result, the 'file'
    command may incorrectly report what type of file it is:
    
    # file /tmp/gcc-4.9.0.tar.gz
    /tmp/gcc-4.9.0.tar.gz: data or International Language
    text
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • file command incorrectly reports type of gzip files.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Correcting entry for gzip files in /etc/magic.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV70023
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV67062
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70346
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV65236
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV65236

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-09-24

  • Closed date

    2014-11-17

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U862236

       UP15/05/19 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV65236

Modified date: 30 September 2015