Patch-ID# 110954-08

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Keywords: security multicast llc2 token ring mac mutex deadlock i_str ioctl
Synopsis: SunOS 5.8_x86: /usr/kernel/drv/llc2 patch
Date: Jan/31/2006

Install Requirements: Reboot after installing this patch to activate the changes delivered. An alternative may be specified in the Special Install Instructions.

Solaris Release: 8_x86

SunOS Release: 5.8_x86

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 110953

Topic: SunOS 5.8_x86: /usr/kernel/drv/llc2 patch

Relevant Architectures: i386

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 6360708

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch: 108529-18 (or greater)

Obsoleted by:

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

6360708 System panic-ed while executing llc2TimerIsr
(from 110954-07)
4949336 llc2 driver caused panic - Deadlock: cycle in blocking chain
(from 110954-06)
4828919 Callout routine llc2TimerIsr is called although llc2TimerQ has bad q_qinfo entry
(from 110954-05)
4841523 LLC2 driver sends unexpected FRMR frame
(from 110954-04)
4587859 I_STR ioctl payloads are improperly validated
4644260 "/usr/lib/llc2/llc2_config -P" fails after I_STR validation fix
(from 110954-03)
4333560 llc2 hang caused by mutex deadlock
(from 110954-02)
4400795 llc2 driver can't recognize a difference of MAC lower bit.
(from 110954-01)
4375787 Receiving a multicast packet on tri/p,system is panic

Patch Installation Instructions:
For Solaris 2.0-2.6 releases, refer to the file and/or
the README within the patch for instructions on using the generic
'installpatch' and 'backoutpatch' scripts provided with each patch.
For Solaris 7-10 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.

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