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DB2 - Problem description

Problem IC75430 Status: Closed

MEMORY OVERWRITE MAY BE POSSIBLE WHEN EXECUTING LONG SET PATH STATEMENTS

product:
DB2 FOR LUW / DB2FORLUW / 970 - DB2
Problem description:
Memory overwrite may be possible during the following scenarios: 
 
1. CURRENT FUNCTION PATH/CURRENT PATH register is set to values 
having length close to 2048 bytes 
2. Attempt to insert path entries which will set the register to 
exactly 2048 bytes, or push it over the 2048 byte size limit
Problem Summary:
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* USERS AFFECTED:                                              * 
* DB2 V95/V97 users attempting to set CURRENT PATH register to * 
* or over its size limit                                       * 
**************************************************************** 
* PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         * 
* Memory corruption and crashes may be experienced when users  * 
* attempt to set CURRENT FUNCTION PATH/CURRENT PATH register   * 
* to a size equal to or above 2048 bytes.                      * 
**************************************************************** 
* RECOMMENDATION:                                              * 
* Upgrade to V97FP5 containing the code fix.                   * 
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Local Fix:
available fix packs:
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 8 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 9a for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Solution
Upgrade to fixpack containing the code fix.
Workaround
not known / see Local fix
Timestamps
Date  - problem reported    :
Date  - problem closed      :
Date  - last modified       :
30.03.2011
17.01.2012
17.01.2012
Problem solved at the following versions (IBM BugInfos)
9.7.FP5
Problem solved according to the fixlist(s) of the following version(s)
9.7.0.5 FixList
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