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LI74504: ERROR HANDLING FOR EXTERNAL MEMORY OVERWRITE NULL POINTER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • #76 <signal handler called>
    #77 0x0e8a55ac in CLI_stpDescribeCall ()
       from
    /home2/dbguest3/tmp/libs/opt/IBM/db2/V8.1/lib/libdb2.so.1
    #78 0x0e824a50 in SQLDescribeParam2 ()
       from
    /home2/dbguest3/tmp/libs/opt/IBM/db2/V8.1/lib/libdb2.so.1
    #79 0x0e824144 in SQLDescribeParam ()
       from
    /home2/dbguest3/tmp/libs/opt/IBM/db2/V8.1/lib/libdb2.so.1
    #80 0x0eecc534 in
    Java_COM_ibm_db2_jdbc_app_DB2CallableStatement_SQLBindOutParamet
    er () from
    /home2/dbguest3/tmp/libs/opt/IBM/db2/V8.1/lib/libdb2jdbc.so.1
    #81 0x8d5f1dd8 in ?? ()
    
    This appears to be an external memory overwrite, so a check was
    added to make sure that a pointer is valid.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Linux PPC:                                                   *
    * "DB2 v8.1.0.104", "s060120", "MI00148"                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * n/a                                                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * upgrade to db2_v91fp8                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Additional check for null pointers for external memory
    overwrite.
    

Temporary fix

  • n/a
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    LI74504

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDE ESE LIN

  • Reported component ID

    5765F4104

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-05-19

  • Closed date

    2010-02-24

  • Last modified date

    2010-12-11

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

    LI72709

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 UDE ESE LIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5765F4104

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 December 2010