IBM i PTF Guide, Volume 23, Number 11
March 17, 2021 Doug Bidwell
Hello everyone out there in the IBM i community. There are two important things you need to know about right off the bat. First, there is updated microcode for machine types 9008-22L, 9009-22A, 9009-41A, 9009-42A, 9223-22H, and 9223-42H. You can read all about it at this link. Second, take a look at Security Bulletin: OpenSSL for IBM i is affected by CVE-2021-23840 and CVE-2021-23841. Read more about that at this link here, and the PTFs for this are:
- For IBM i 7.1: SI75593
- For IBM i 7.2, 7.3, and 7.4: SI75594
Here is the rundown of PTF Groups by IBM i release level:
PTF Groups 7.4:
PTF Groups 7.3:
PTF Groups 7.1:
PTF Groups 7.1:
New (or Updated) Links for this week: Nothing here, either.
Tips/Definitions: Until the pandemic is over, please, be safe! Mask, distance, and wash your hands – can’t hurt, can only help. Thank you!
The Guide at a glance: There are no new defectives this week (03/13/21). Here is the defective PTF rundown, which is the last defective for each release:
Defect Defective APAR Fixing Date PTF PTF -------- -------- ------- ------- 7.4 01/25/21 MF67843 MA48860 MF67843 (when available) 7.3 01/25/21 MF67844 MA48860 MF68319 (when available) MF67591 7.2 01/25/21 MF67845 MA48860 MF68320 (when available) MF67590 7.1 07/29/19 SI69653 SE71807 SI70603 (5733SC1, OpenSSH, available!)
Be sure to access the link in the Guide for further details.
Below is the usual archive of the IBM i PTF Guide to help you work through the PTFs in chronological order: