When exporting directories from highly active Network File System [NFS] server , Symantec Critical System Protection [SCSP] may cause Solaris 9 and Solaris 10 to crash
|Article:TECH189482|||||Created: 2012-05-23|||||Updated: 2012-07-11|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH189482|
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SCSP may cause a crash in Solaris 9 or Solaris 10 systems when NFS shares are heavily accessed by remote NFS clients. The crash is caused when the IPS driver dereferences a NULL pointer to a vnode cache entry that is used to monitor NFS server activity.
This defect applies to any environment in which the Solaris 9 or Solaris 10 bundled NFS server software is used directly or indirectly (e.g., when loaded by Veritas Cluster Server NFSAgent).
Affected operating systems: Solaris 9 and Solaris 10 with high NFS Server activity
- Solaris 9: Release 5.2.8 MP3 or earlier.
- Solaris 10: Release 5.2.8 MP4 or earlier.
Solaris 9: Resolved in 5.2.8 MP4
Current Workaround: Disable Intrusion Prevention [IPS]
Please see the following KB Article URL for further instructions on how to disable IPS: http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO66119
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH189482