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vea-hpux1131-5.0.1HF_3_3_1513_0_2410866_ob
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 Basic information
Patch type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2011-08-10
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 111 viewed    13 downloaded
Download size: 5.68 MB
Checksum: 3150043826

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Storage Foundation 5.0.1 On HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31)

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

This patch requires: Release date
vea-hpux1131-5.0.1HF_3_3_1513_0_2410866_obc 2011-08-10

 Fixes the following incidents:
2410866

 Patch ID:
PHCO_42178

 Readme file  [Save As...]
Date: 03, Aug, 2011

OS: HPUX

OS Version: 11.31

Etrack Incidents: 2410866

Errors/Problems Fixed:
   VEA service(vxsvc) running on port 2148 crashes and dumps core.
  
Fixes applied for products:
Storage Foundation 5.0.1 and any 5.0.1 MP/RP versions.



Overview of the Hotfix
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Etrack - 2410866
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SYMPTOM: VEA service(vxsvc) running on port 2148 crashes and dumps core.    

DESCRIPTION: Veritas Enterprise Administrator service (vxsvc) is prone to buffer overflows which may result in a crash.

RESOLUTION:  Code was modified to validate the data packets received over the network and reject the malformed packet(s).


Packages applied: VRTSobc33, VRTSob

Build Version: 3.3.1513.0



Install/Uninstall Instructions:
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Instructions to apply the hotfix
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   1. Stop vxsvc process using command: "/opt/VRTSob/bin/vxsvcctrl stop"
   2. Stop all vxpal agent processes using command: "/opt/VRTSobc/pal33/bin/vxpalctrl -a <agent name> -c stop"


Installing the Hotfix
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   1. Download the patch of VRTSobc33, VRTSob to a tmp location and untar them
   2. Install the patch using following command
            swinstall -s /tmp/ PHCO_42179
            swinstall -s /tmp/ PHCO_42178
   

Uninstalling the Hotfix
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     To uninstall the patch use the following command.
           swremove PHCO_42178
           swremove PHCO_42179

Additional Notes:
No reboot is required after installation or un-installation of these patches.


Known issue 
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None



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