Patch-ID# 150504-01

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Keywords: security
Synopsis: SunOS 5.9: watchmalloc Patch
Date: Jul/08/2013

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

Solaris Release: 9

SunOS Release: 5.9

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Xref: This patch available for x86 as patch 150505

Topic: SunOS 5.9: watchmalloc Patch

Relevant Architectures: sparc

Bugs fixed with this patch:

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Problem Description:

15702160 problem with libc
15763886 problem with libc

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:
NOTE 1:  To get the complete fix for 15702160 (problem with libc) and 15763886
         (problem with libc), please also install the following patches:
         112874-49 (or greater)  libc patch
         114370-06 (or greater) patch
         115697-03 (or greater)  mtmalloc lib Patch
         150193-01 (or greater)  libbsdmalloc Patch
         150195-01 (or greater)  libmalloc Patch
         150197-01 (or greater)  libmapmalloc Patch
         The fixes for 15702160 and 15763886 just change the affected
         libraries in the same way.  Applying each patch will completely
         fix 15702160 and 15763886 for those libraries that it covers.

README -- Last modified date: Monday, July 8, 2013