IBM i PTF Guide, Volume 24, Number 38
September 19, 2022 Doug Bidwell
It is a quiet week for PTFs, with two security vulnerabilities for the IBM i platform and not much else.
We will start with Security Bulletin: Samba for IBM i is vulnerable to attacker obtaining sensitive information due to a memory leak with SMB1 requests (CVE-2022-32742), which you can find out more about at this link. Here are the fixes:
IBM i Release 5770-SS1 PTF Number 7.4 SI80816 7.3 SI80815
And then there is Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty for IBM i is vulnerable to identity spoofing with authenticated user and ability to bypass security restrictions due to Eclipse Paho Java client (CVE-2019-11777, CVE-2022-22476), which you can learn about at this link. Here are the fixes:
IBM i Release 5770-SS1 PTF Number 7.5 SI80972 7.4 SI80973 7.3 SI80974 7.2 SI80975
Here is the rundown of PTF Groups by IBM i release level since we last published:
PTF Groups 7.5:
PTF Groups 7.4:
- Nothing here as well
PTF Groups 7.3:
- Also nothing to report here
PTF Groups 7.2:
- Nothing here, either
New (or Updated) links added to the ‘Links’ tab in the guide this week:
- TLS: Enable TLS for HTTP Apache using the HTTP Admin ‘Configure TLS’ Wizard, 668113
- PowerHA: PowerHA Tools Compatibility Information, 6560768
- PowerHA: Smart Assist for PowerHA on IBM i, 1126371
New (or Updated) links added to the ‘QMGtools’ tab in the guide this week:
- Nothing here.
New (or Updated) links added to the ‘ACS_NAV’ tab in the guide this week:
- Error message MSGSOCK007 with Access Client Solutions, 687731
Tips/Definitions: Two events you need to be aware of. One, i on Security, Common.org event Oct 3-4, with a focus on Security Technical education event for IBM Common. Link here. And two, Navigate 2022 – Common.org event Oct 3-5 – Fall Technical Education Event for IBM Common. Link here.
The Guide at a glance: There are new defectives this week (09/17/22). Here is the defective PTF rundown, which is the last defective for each release:
Defect Defective APAR Fixing Date PTF PTF -------- -------- ------- ------- 7.5 08/19/22 SI80863 SE78340 SI80882 (When available) SI79764 7.4 08/19/22 SI80767 SE78340 SI80881 (When available) SI80738 SI80452 SI80418 SI80416 SI80346 SI79812 SI79760 7.3 08/19/22 SI80454 SE78308 SI80825 (When available) SI79787 SI79395 7.2 12/08/21 SI77634 SE73420 SI78039 (Read the link in the guide!)
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: