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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2006.0184 -- [Win]
VERITAS Daylight Saving Software Alert - High potential for corruption of
the Collector agent's short term history files
10 March 2006
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: VERITAS i3 6.x, 7.1.x and 7.5.x
VERITAS Indepth for Oracle 3.x, 6.x, 7.1.x and 7.5.x
VERITAS Indepth for SQL Server 1.5, 6.5, 7.1.x and 7.5.x
VERITAS Indepth for DB2/UDB 2.0 and 2.5
Operating System: Windows
Impact: Reduced Security
Original Bulletin: http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/282140.htm
Comment: From the Symantec bulletin:
"In the upcoming days/weeks, many countries (for example, Australia,
New Zealand, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and others) will set back their
clocks from daylight saving time to standard time."
"If the server clock is set back, as for example, from 6:15 PM to
5:15 PM, there is a very high possibility for corruption of the
Collector agent's short term history files that support the Current
and Recent Activity queries in these products."
For more details, please consult the referenced Symantec bulletin.
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Symantec - Software Alert
This is to inform you that Symantec Enterprise Technical Support has
just issued a Software Alert. This is a critical technical issue for:
VERITAS i3 (tm) - versions 6.x and 7.1.x and 7.5.x
VERITAS Indepth (tm) for Oracle - versions 3.x, 6.x, 7.1.x and 7.5.x
VERITAS Indepth (tm) for SQL Server - versions 1.5, 6.5, 7.1.x and
VERITAS Indepth (tm) for DB2/UDB - versions 2.0 and 2.5
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