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IV71059: PUTUSERATTR MEMORY LEAK APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The program invoking putuserattr() results in memory
    leak.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with any of the
    * following filesets below the 7.1.3.45 level:
    *   bos.64bit
    *   bos.adt.prof
    *   bos.rte.control
    *   bos.rte.libc
    *   bos.rte.shell
    *   mcr.rte
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * The program invoking putuserattr() results in memory
    * leak.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV71059.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Added a check prior to the end of putuserattr() to safely
    free dynamic memory allocated during putuserattr().
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV71849
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV71059
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV71059

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2015-03-16

  • Closed date

    2015-03-31

  • 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:

    IV71849 IV71930

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U869596

       UP15/05/20 I 1000



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV71059

Modified date: 11 May 2016