Patch-ID# 114617-01

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Keywords: security buffer overflow dbm_open dbminit libdbm
Synopsis: SunOS 5.8_x86: /usr/ucblib/libdbm.a and /usr/ucblib/ patch
Date: Mar/27/2003

Install Requirements: None

Solaris Release: 8_x86

SunOS Release: 5.8_x86

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 109152

Topic: SunOS 5.8_x86: /usr/ucblib/libdbm.a and /usr/ucblib/ patch

Relevant Architectures: i386

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 4668699

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by:

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

4668699 buffer overflow in dbm_open and dbminit (except the one in libc)

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 7-9 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:
	 NOTE 1: To get the complete security fix for 4668699 (buffer
                 overflow in dbm_open), one needs to install the LDAP2/libc
                 patch 108994-16 (or newer).

README -- Last modified date: Saturday, November 10, 2012