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OA57079: LOOP IN CKADB2 PROCESSING DB2 SMF DATA

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Loop in CKADB2 processing DB2 SMF data.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users of zSecure Audit exploiting SMF        *
    *                 reports related to DB2 subsystem(s).         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: zSecure Audit might get stuck in an     *
    *                      infinite loop while processing SMF data *
    *                      for DB2 subsystem(s).                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF provided.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    When zSecure Audit processes SMF report(s) related to DB2
    subsystem(s), it might enter an infinite loop in cases where
    SMF record(s) produced by DB2 sub-system(s) are formatted
    incorrectly.
    

Problem conclusion

  • zSecure Audit has been modified so that it does not enter an
    infinite loop while processing incorrectly formatted SMF
    record(s) written by DB2 subsystem(s).
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA57079

  • Reported component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Reported component ID

    5655T0100

  • Reported release

    230

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-03-08

  • Closed date

    2019-05-21

  • Last modified date

    2019-06-03

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

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

    UA99418 UA99419

Modules/Macros

  • CKADB2   GKRDB2
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5655T0100

Applicable component levels

  • R230 PSY UA99418

       UP19/05/23 P F905

  • R231 PSY UA99419

       UP19/05/23 P F905

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Document Information

Modified date:
03 June 2019