IZ73543: AUDIT START MAY FAIL IF AN OBJECT HAS A COLON IN FILE NAME

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • 'audit start' may fail with an error message of '**
    failed
    setting kernel audit objects' if an object in
    /etc/security/audit/objects has a colon and followed by
    a numeric digit (1 to 7) inside the file name.
    
    For example, a stanza such as this can cause failure:
    
    /file1:1.log:
         w = FILE_Write
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • 'audit start' may fail with an error message of
    '** failed  setting kernel audit objects' if an object in
    /etc/security/audit/objects has a colon and followed by a
    numeric  digit (1 to 7) inside the file name.
    
    For example, a stanza such as this can cause failure:
    
    /file1:1.log:
    w = FILE_Write
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • This APAR is being closed FIN. This means that a solution to
    this APAR is expected to be delivered from IBM in a release
    (if any) to be available within the next 24 months.
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ73543

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2010-03-29

  • Closed date

    2010-04-07

  • Last modified date

    2010-08-10

Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R530 PSY

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Document information


More support for:

AIX family

Software version:

530

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

IZ73543

Modified date:

2010-08-10

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