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IC75430: MEMORY OVERWRITE MAY BE POSSIBLE WHEN EXECUTING LONG SET PATH STATEMENTS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Memory overwrite may be possible during the following scenarios:
    
    1. CURRENT FUNCTION PATH/CURRENT PATH register is set to values
    having length close to 2048 bytes
    2. Attempt to insert path entries which will set the register to
    exactly 2048 bytes, or push it over the 2048 byte size limit
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * DB2 V95/V97 users attempting to set CURRENT PATH register to *
    * or over its size limit                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Memory corruption and crashes may be experienced when users  *
    * attempt to set CURRENT FUNCTION PATH/CURRENT PATH register   *
    * to a size equal to or above 2048 bytes.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to V97FP5 containing the code fix.                   *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Upgrade to fixpack containing the code fix.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC75430

  • 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

    2011-03-30

  • Closed date

    2012-01-17

  • Last modified date

    2012-01-17

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

    IC75429

  • 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

  • R970 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 January 2012