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IC73630: ADDING A USER PUBLIC TO A DEFINED DB2AUDIT POLICY CRASH THE INSTANCE AT THE COORDINATOR NODE.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Adding a userid named PUBLIC to a defined db2audit policy will
    crash the instance at the coordinator node. It should return
    error SQL0567N as PUBLIC is not a valid user to add db2audit to.
    
    In addition to "PUBLIC" adding any of "ADMINS", "GUESTS",
    "USERS", "LOCAL", can crash DB2 in the same way.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users that add a userid named PUBLIC, ADMINS, GUESTS, USERS  *
    * or LOCAL to a defined db2audit policy.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Adding a userid named PUBLIC to a defined db2audit policy    *
    * will                                                         *
    * crash the instance at the coordinator node. It should return *
    * error SQL0567N as PUBLIC is not a valid user to add db2audit *
    * to.                                                          *
    *                                                              *
    * In addition to "PUBLIC" adding any of "ADMINS", "GUESTS",    *
    * "USERS", "LOCAL", can crash DB2 in the same way.             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to v9.7 fixpack 5                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in v9.7 fixpack 5
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC73630

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    970

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-01-04

  • Closed date

    2011-12-19

  • Last modified date

    2011-12-19

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

    IZ91390

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 9.7

Reference #: IC73630

Modified date: 19 December 2011