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vea-hpux1123-5.0HF_3_3_933_0_241085_obc
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 Basic information
Patch type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2011-08-11
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 512 viewed    12 downloaded
Download size: 12.25 MB
Checksum: 3881721253

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Veritas Storage Foundation 5.0 On HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23)

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:
None.

 Fixes the following incidents:
2410851

 Patch ID:
PHCO_42181

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

OS: HPUX

OS Version: 11.23

Etrack Incidents: 2410851 

Errors/Problems Fixed:
   VEA service(vxsvc) running on port 2148 crashes and dumps core.
  
Fixes applied for products:
Storage Foundation 5.0 and any MP/RP versions.


Overview of the Hotfix
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Etrack - 2410851
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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: 3.3.933.0


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_42181
           swinstall -s /tmp/ PHCO_42180           
   

Uninstalling the Hotfix
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     To uninstall the patch use the following command.

           swremove PHCO_42180
           swremove PHCO_42181


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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