Patch-ID# 147011-01

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Keywords: security picld dos
Synopsis: SunOS 5.10_x86: picld patch
Date: Aug/03/2011

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

Solaris Release: 10_x86

SunOS Release: 5.10_x86

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 147010

Topic: SunOS 5.10_x86: picld patch

Relevant Architectures: i386

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 6299083 6718653 6737402

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch: 138069-01 138266-01

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by:

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

6299083 picld initializes picld_door file with wrong permissions after JASS
6718653 picld should close all its inherited file descriptors when becoming a daemon
6737402 picld is leaking threads after 6547926 putback
(from 138266-01)
        This patch revision accumulates generic sustaining
        patch 138069-01 into Solaris Update S10U6 release.
(from 138069-01)
6413463 picld creates door with DOOR_UNREF but does not check for DOOR_UNREF_DATA in service routine
6547926 picld can run out of door server threads and deadlock

Patch Installation Instructions:
Please refer to the man pages for instructions on using 'patchadd'
and 'patchrm' commands provided with Solaris.
The following example installs a patch to a standalone machine:
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/123456-07
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
       example# patchrm 123456-07
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages. Any
other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.

Special Install Instructions:

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