OBSOLETE Patch-ID# 108901-08

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Keywords: security xdrmblk_init rpcmod panic svc_default_stksize svc_cots_kdup
Synopsis: Obsoleted by: 108528-24 SunOS 5.8: /kernel/sys/rpcmod and /kernel/strmod/rpcmod patch
Date: Jun/03/2003

Install Requirements: See Special Install Instructions
Reboot after installing this patch to activate the changes delivered. An alternative may be specified in the Special Install Instructions.
Use Single User Mode (run level S) when installing this patch on an active boot environment. An alternative may be specified in the Special Install Instructions.

Solaris Release: 8

SunOS Release: 5.8

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for x86 as patch 108902

Topic: SunOS 5.8: /kernel/sys/rpcmod and /kernel/strmod/rpcmod patch
	NOTE: This patch may contain one or more OEM-specific platform ports.
	      See the appropriate OEM_NOTES file within the patch for
	      information specific to these platforms.
	      DO NOT INSTALL this patch on an OEM system if a corresponding
	      OEM_NOTES file is not present (or is present, but instructs not
	      to install the patch), unless the OEM vendor directs otherwise.

Relevant Architectures: sparc

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 4377827

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by: 108528-24

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

4377827 panic in NFS module due to a race condition in the kernel rpc code
(from 108901-07)
4418314 mir_svc_start()/svc_queuereq() deadlock
(from 108901-06)
4691127 Possible type overflow in xdr_array
(from 108901-05)
4373183 rpcmod request is not serviced, which blocks rpcmodclose and lm_shutdown
(from 108901-04)
4314558 kernel rpc deadlock on slug-17
(from 108901-03)
4321293 Unable to exit svc_cots_kdup() all cache marked DUP_INPROGRESS
(from 108901-02)
4330007 setting svc_default_stksize in /etc/system panics the kernel.
(from 108901-01)
4107735 several systems are panicing in xdrmblk_init

Patch Installation Instructions:
For Solaris 2.0-2.6 releases, refer to the Install.info file and/or
the README within the patch for instructions on using the generic
'installpatch' and 'backoutpatch' scripts provided with each patch.
For Solaris 7-9 releases, refer to the man pages for instructions
on using 'patchadd' and 'patchrm' scripts provided with Solaris.
Any other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.  The following example
installs a patch to a standalone machine:
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/104945-02
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
       example# patchrm 104945-02
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages.

Special Install Instructions:
Reboot the system after patch installation.
NOTE:	The get the complete fix for bugid 4691127, please install
        the following patch:
	108827-30 (or newer)	/usr/lib/libthread.so.1 patch

README -- Last modified date: Friday, November 9, 2012