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IV52116: GETADDRINFO AND INET_PTON CANNOT HANDLE IPV6 SCOPE/ZONE APPLIES TO AIX 6100-07

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The getaddrinfo and inet_ntop functions fail when
    given an IPv6 address string containing a scope
    or zone specification.  This specification
    consists of a percent sign ("%") followed by a
    string at the end of the IPv6 address.  The result
    is that applications such as ssh work with standard
    IPv6 addresses but fail when a scope or zone is
    appended to the same IPv6 address.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Applications such as ssh will fail when a scope or zone part
    is appended to the IPv6 address.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code changes are made to handle IPv6 address with zone part.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV52116
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV53612
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53640
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53640
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53640
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57584
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV57046
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV53671
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV52116

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2013-11-15

  • Closed date

    2013-12-26

  • Last modified date

    2014-08-14

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U866952

       UP14/08/11 I 1000

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 August 2014