Important news

Date Description
March 23, 2015 HIPER APAR PI35643/PI35642 DATA SEQUENCE ERROR WHEN USING Z/VSE FAST PATH TO LINUX ON SYSTEM Z:
In case you are using the z/VSE Fast Path to Linux on System z (LFP) ensure that PTF UI25399/UI25398 for APAR PI35643/PI35642 is installed. This PTF updates the Linux Fast Path daemon (LFPD). Make sure that you download the WBOOK IJBLFPLX.W and update the LFPD on Linux (using rpm -u). You can also download the latest LFPD code here.
March 10, 2014 Update available for z/VSE's PAV (Parallel Access Volume) support:
APARs DY47396 (for z/VSE 4.3) and DY47501 (for z/VSE 5.1) address and correct several problems in z/VSE's support for PAV (Parallel Access Volume) devices. If you are using or plan to use PAV devices with z/VSE it is strongly recommended to apply these APARs.
July 5, 2013 Improved Stand-Alone Dump Program
APAR DY47471 addresses several problems in the Stand-Alone dump program. After installing PTF UD53951 a rebuild of the Stand Alone Dump program on disk and/or tape is required.
In IUI select
   	4  Problem Handling    
then 	6  Dump Program Utilities   
then	1  Create Standalone Dump Program on Tape  
or	2  Create Standalone Dump Program on Disk
to create a job which will rebuild the Stand-Alone dump program and for disk reformat the IJSYSDU dump file.
July 15, 2009 Updated list of PTFs for ACF/VTAM V4.2 31-bit I/O Buffer support
In 2006 IBM introduced the ACF/VTAM V4.2 31-bit I/O Buffer support. This support needs additional PTFs for its full functionality. For a complete list of PTFs for z/VSE 3.1 or z/VSE 4.1 or z/VSE 4.2 see here.

 

Latest VSE/AF 9.2 APARs for z/VSE V5.2

Last update: Jul 16, 2015

APAR
Date
PTF Contents
DY47613
2015/07/15
UD54123-52S z/VSE V5.2: Security fixes for OpenSSL (CVE-2015-1793)
DY47612
2015/06/11
HIPER
UD54121-52C Mandatory fixes for SCSI.
DY47608
2015/06/08
UD54119-52C QDIO devices not properly added with TYPE=SENSE IPL.
DY47607
2015/05/04
UD54113-52C
UD54114-52J
MSG0T04I RESOURCE IS IN USE is issued with a 10 min delay.
DY47603
2015/03/30
UD54107-52C
UD54108-52J
Program check loop in case of unsolicited interrupt during IPL
DY47610
2015/05/29
UD54118-52S Security fixes for OpenSSL: The minimum Diffie-Hellman (DH) parameter length is changed to 1024 bits
DY47602
2015/04/09
UD54106-52S Security fixes for OpenSSL (CVE-2015-0286)
DY47595
2015/02/26
HIPER
UD54097-52C
UD54098-52J
Hardwait FFF due to an operation exception in Lock Manager (SGLOCK)
DY47600
2015/03/23
UD54096-52C Under certain circumstances an application that uses the z/VSE Fast Path to Linux on System z (LFP) may abend in LFP module IJBLFP during a socket call, because it is trying to access storage in the partition GETVIS area that is not owned/allocated by LFP.
DY47597
2015/03/05
UD54101-52C 1YN5D TAPE CUU IS ASSIGNED is issued for VTAPE STOP although cuu was unassigned before
PI35643
2015/03/23
HIPER
UI25399-52P
(Connectors)
When using z/VSE Fast Path to Linux on System z (LFP) to send huge amounts of data from remote to z/VSE, parts of the data may arrive on z/VSE in a wrong sequence. This can happen under rare circumstances, for example when the IUCV message limit is reached due to heavy workload.
Note: Above update is in the workstation code (Component 5686-CF8-38). Please download from here and update the LFPD on Linux (using rpm -u).
DY47601
2015/03/04
UD54100-52C Fixes *PE* UD54057
After install of UD54057 AR command TIME ZONE=VM may result in 0S04I ILLEGAL SVC
DY47591
2015/02/16
UD54091-52S Security fixes for OpenSSL (CVE-2014-3572, CVE-2014-8275, CVE-2015-0204)
DY47592
2015/02/09
UD54094-52C
  1. IJBCMT doesn't issue a supervisor message during abnormal termination.
  2. Provide additionally RETCODE of OSA Express in MSG0S39I.
DY47563
2015/02/04
not applicable 1L65D INVALID OR INCOMPLETE OPERAND(S)
is issued for jobs with JCL OPTION operands no longer supported: OLDASSEM, NOOLDASSEM, EDECK,NOEDECK and NOFASTTR.

1U13D INVALID STATEMENT
is issued for jobs / PROCs with JCL STDOPT operands no longer supported: OLDASSEM=NO|YES, EDECK=NO|YES and FASTTR=NO
DY47583
2014/11/21
UD54083-52C HARDWAIT FEC after LIBSERV IQUERY with operand SRCCAT
DY47586
2014/11/20
UD54082-52C Update for Crypto device driver
DY47577
2014/10/28
UD54074-52C Missing records at end of file(with DTFSD RECFORM=VARBLK)
DY47576
2014/10/16
UD54068-52C Hardwait FFF during VIOCLOSE request
DY47568
2014/10/07
UD54065-52C
UD54066-52J
Subpool $AOMGV not released after LBSERV IQUERY.
DY47562
2014/08/20
UD54057-52C * DO NOT INSTALL (PE) *
Please install DY47601
TIME ZONE cmd does not change ZONE definition for active dynamic partition
DY47553
2014/08/15
UD54056-52C 4C01A AN INTERNAL PROGRAM CHECK OCCURED IN SDAID.
DY47555
2014/08/01
UD54065-52C
UD54066-52J
LBSERV IQUERY fails with RC=0008 REASON=0076
DY47549
2014/07/15
UD54044-52C VTAPE positioning error - not at load point
DY47550
2014/07/10
UD54043-52C OBJMAINT MSG8M52I SYS005 NOT A VALID DEVICE TYPE
DY47543
2014/05/23
UD54031-52C
UD54032-52J
  1. System idling when detach aliases (PAV MIH Problem)
  2. AR Hang with detach Aliases (PAV) --- not PAV related
  3. AR Hang on commands VOLUME and STATUS
  4. MSG0I04I not on hardcopy file if linemode console used.
  5. IPL delay of 11 min due to handling of channel error
DY47561
2014/08/29
UD54054-52S Security fixes for OpenSSL (CVE-2014-3509, CVE-2014-3511)
DY47560
2014/08/27
UD54051-52C When a Linux Fast Path (LFP) instance is started using // EXEC IJBLFPOP,PARM='START ...' a hardwait may occur due to a program check in LFP's IUCV appendage (IUCVEX) or in the HSQ device driver.
DY47545
2014/06/12
UD54037-52S Security fixes for OpenSSL (CVE-2014-0224)
DY47542
2014/06/02
UD54035-52C When using Linux Fast Path (LFP) the socket call TAKESOCKET may fail with ERRNO=EBADF when SETPARM LFP$CIC=SHARE is active. This may lead to subsequent application errors. E.g., if using WebSphere MQ on z/VSE, you may receive WMQ error message "MQI0200I - MQI501030E Transmission length error" when starting a channel.
DY47534
2014/04/25
UD54027-52S Security fixes for OpenSSL (CVE-2014-0160)
DY47533
2014/04/16
UD54022-52C Message 0S39I ERROR DURING OSA EXPRESS PROCESSING,REASON=0102 when two devices are configured in IJBOCONF with global VLAN.
DY47522
2014/04/10
UD54010-52C Asynchronous EZASMI function calls like CONNECT, READ, and WRITE for non-blocking sockets do immediately return with the given ECB unposted.

 

VSE/AF 9.2 components

Comp. ID CLC Description
5686-CF9-06 52C VSE/AF 9.2
5686-CF9-07 52C VSE/AF 9.2 MSHP
5686-CF9-08 52C VSE/AF 9.2 Info/Analysis
5686-CF9-09 52C VSE/AF 9.2 IOCP
5686-CF9-06 52J VSE/AF 9.2 Generation Feature
5686-CF9-06 52G VSE/AF 9.2 Macros
5686-CF9-17 52S z/VSE Cryptographic Services
5686-CF9-40 52Y Encryption Facility for z/VSE

 

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