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MA45436 - OSP-PERFM SYSTEM SSL TLSV1.2 MEMORY LEAK

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 APAR (Authorized Program Analysis Report)

Abstract

OSP-PERFM SYSTEM SSL TLSV1.2 MEMORY LEAK

Error Description

Key return code is invalid, therefore generating new objects.  
Affecting tlsv1.2 ssl connections.                              

Problem Summary

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* PROBLEM: (MA45436) Licensed Program = 5770999 for i 7.2 and  *
*                                       i 7.3                  *
*           Crash/Hang Requiring an IPL to Recover             *
*           Usability of a Product's MAJOR Function            *
*            Memory leak associated with SSL/TLS and Crypto-   *
*            graphic Services.                                 *
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* USERS AFFECTED: All IBM i operating system users.            *
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* RECOMMENDATION: Apply LIC PTF MF61742 for i 7.2.             *
*                 Apply LIC PTF MF61886 for i 7.3.             *
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********                                                        
A memory leak exists that effects particular cipher suites used
in TLS v1.2 and by the Cryptographic Services APIs, such that an
internal context object is not freed or properly reused.        

Problem Conclusion

Application of this PTF will eliminate the memory leak.        

Temporary Fix

                       *********                                
                       * HIPER *                                
                       *********                                

Comments

Circumvention


PTFs Available

R720 MF61742 PTF Cover Letter   6306
R730 MF61886 PTF Cover Letter   6299

Affected Modules

         
         

Affected Publications

Summary Information

Status............................................ CLOSED PER
HIPER........................................... Yes
Component.................................. 9400DG300
Failing Module.......................... RCHMGR
Reported Release................... R720
Duplicate Of..............................




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Document Information

Modified date:
11 November 2016