Security Pack NB_CLT_60_7S01_M.tar provides fixes for the Veritas NetBackup (tm) Enterprise Server / Server 6.0 MP7 on UNIX clients.

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Security Pack NB_CLT_60_7S01_M.tar provides fixes for the Veritas NetBackup (tm) Enterprise Server / Server 6.0 MP7 on UNIX clients.

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CLT 6.0GA Pack NB_CLT_60_7S01_M README February 13, 2009
Requirement: NB_CLT_60_7_M
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This Pack provides fixes for the Veritas NetBackup (tm) UNIX clients.

This Pack may require as much as 400MB in free space in the /usr
partition to install. This Pack contains a full replacement of all
client binaries for all platforms. If applying this pack locally,
up to 50MB of free space is required in /usr partition, depending on platform.
If applying this pack to a server that has had other client platform types
loaded (for example, push install of client binaries) more space is required,
up to 400MB. For more information, please refer to the following TechNote:

http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/280824.htm
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PACK DEPENDENCIES
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-- On a client, NB_CLT_60_7S01_M (this Pack) can be installed on a
client using a remote installation procedure or a local installation
procedure.

-- NB_CLT_60_7_M_<6 digit number>.<server>.tar must be installed before
this Pack is installed.

-- Installation of this Pack requires version 1.33.10.18
of Vrts_pack.install script.

NOTE: There is no server equivalent level pack (NB_60_7S01_M) to install.
This pack affects client binaries only.


I. NEW FEATURES AND PLATFORM PROLIFERATIONS
II. KNOWN ISSUES
III. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
IV. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
V. UNINSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
VI. PACK CONTENT
Conventions
Current Pack
NB_CLT_60_7S01_M

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I. NEW FEATURES AND PLATFORM PROLIFERATIONS
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This pack focuses on fixes to known issues that include customer-specific
issues that have been documented in the form of a Titan Case. This release
does not contain any major new enhancements.

For a complete list of additions made in the NetBackup 6.0 MP7, refer
to the New Features and Platform Proliferations section in the NB_CLT_60_7_M
online Readme that you installed prior to installing this package.




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II. KNOWN ISSUES
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There are no known issues with the pack.




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III. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
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1) Download the NB_CLT_60_7S01_M_<6 digit number>.tar into the
/tmp directory,

where <6 digit number> is an internal tracking identifier

NOTE: NB_CLT_60_7S01_M_<6 digit number>.tar contains all client binaries.


2) Extract the NB_CLT_60_7S01_M_<6 digit number>.tar file
tar xvf NB_CLT_60_7S01_M_<6 digit number>.tar

This will create the files:
VrtsNB_CLT_60_7S01_M.README
VrtsNB_CLT_60_7S01_M.tar.Z
VrtsNB_CLT_60_7S01_M.preinstall
VrtsNB_CLT_60_7S01_M.postinstall
VrtsNB_CLT_60_7S01_M.postuninstall
Vrts_pack.install




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IV. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
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NOTE: Click on the "Download Now" link, near the bottom of this document
prior to running the following installation procedure for this pack.

Before installing this pack, please review the following items:
- Symantec recommends that you perform catalog backups before and after you
apply this pack.


For Pack installation on a UNIX Cluster Environment:
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1) Before you install this Pack, make sure that NetBackup is at
release level 6.0 and configured to run in a cluster.

2) Freeze the NetBackup group. (By freezing the group, you will prevent a
'failover' from occurring during a patch installation).

3) Install this Pack on the inactive node(s) of the cluster
(perform steps 1 through 3 below).

IMPORTANT: If you are using HP Service Guard and upgrading from a
pre-NetBackup 6.0 MP4 version, you must complete the installation of
this pack to the inactive node(s), and then copy the following file from
an inactive node to the active node before beginning the pack install on
the active node:

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/cluster/util/monitor

4) Install this Pack on the active node of the cluster (perform
steps listed below).

5) If the cluster is in a faulted state, clear the fault.

6) Unfreeze the NetBackup group.
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There are two ways to install the client pack software.

1. Remote Installation: Loads the software on a master server with
the intent of pushing client software out to affected clients.

2. Local Installation: Loads and installs the software only to this
local machine.

Remote client install:

NOTE: This pack contains NetBackup Client binaries for Linux, Red Hat 4,
and SuSE 9, on Power PC from IBM. To install these binaries on a NetBackup
Server (for pushing to clients), you must first create the following
directories:
mkdir /usr/openv/netbackup/client/Linux/IBMpSeriesRedHat2.6
mkdir /usr/openv/netbackup/client/Linux/IBMpSeriesSuSE2.6


As root on the NetBackup Master/Media Server:

1) Close the NetBackup user interfaces.
- Make sure the NetBackup server has no active jobs running (for example,
backups, restores, or duplications).

- If a database agent is being used, such as Oracle, ensure that the database
services are stopped.

2) Install NB_CLT_60_7S01_M Pack binaries.

cd /tmp
/bin/sh Vrts_pack.install


NOTE: There is no server equivalent level pack (NB_60_7S01_M) to install.
This pack affects client binaries only.


3) On a server ONLY: The Vrts_pack.install script will prompt you to restart
daemons. Otherwise, after the pack installation has completed, run:

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/netbackup start

4) The pack install logs can be found in /usr/openv/pack/pack.history once the
installation is complete.

5) On a server ONLY, update the remote NetBackup clients with the
update_clients script.

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/update_clients <hardware> <os>

where <hardware> <os> is one of the following:

ALPHA/OSF1_V5
HP-UX-IA64/HP-UX11.23
HP9000-700/HP-UX11.00
HP9000-700/HP-UX11.11
HP9000-700/HP-UX11.23
HP9000-800/HP-UX11.00
HP9000-800/HP-UX11.11
HP9000-800/HP-UX11.23
INTEL/FreeBSD5.3
Linux-IA64/RedHat2.4
Linux-IA64/SuSE2.4
Linux/IBMzSeriesLinux2.4.21
Linux/IBMpSeriesRedHat2.6
Linux/IBMpSeriesSuSE2.6
Linux/RedHat2.4
MACINTOSH/MacOSX10.3
RS6000/AIX5
SGI/IRIX65
Solaris/Solaris8
Solaris/Solaris9
Solaris/Solaris10
Solaris/Solaris_x86_8
Solaris/Solaris_x86_9
Solaris/Solaris_x86_10


Note: The /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/update_clients command without
any parameters will update all the UNIX clients.

Note: When updating an RS6000 client, there may be circumstances
where update_clients will fail with an error similar to
this:

Couldn't open /usr/openv/lib/libVmangle.so on client
Client open errno = 26

If this happens, execute /usr/sbin/slibclean on the client
to be updated and re-run update_clients.


Local client install:

The install script will determine if a local client install is appropriate
and choose the appropriate client type to install.

As root on the NetBackup client:

1) Close the NetBackup user interfaces.
- Make sure the NetBackup server has no active jobs running (for example,
backups, restores, or duplications).

- If a database agent is being used, such as Oracle, ensure that the database
services are stopped.


2) Install NB_CLT_60_7S01_M Pack binaries.

cd /tmp
/bin/sh Vrts_pack.install

NOTE: Again, Symantec recommends that you perform catalog backups after you
have applied this pack.




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V. UNINSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
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Note: This will ONLY uninstall the pack from your machine
if the client pack software was installed directly on the
machine. This uninstall procedure will NOT work on clients that were
installed by pushing the software from a server.

As root on the NetBackup Master/Media Server in which the pack was
installed:

1)Close the NetBackup user interfaces.

- Make sure the NetBackup server has no active jobs running (for
example, backups, restores, or duplications).

- If a database agent is being used, such as Oracle, ensure that the
database services are stopped.

2)Change directory to the patch save directory.
Substitute the pack name for ${PACK.EN_US} in the following command:

cd /usr/openv/pack/${PACK.EN_US}/save

3)Run the un-install script:

./Vrts_pack.uninstall

4)Verify that the pack uninstalled successfully by checking:

/usr/openv/pack/pack.history.

5)If update_clients was run after the pack was originally INSTALLED,
run it again after that pack is successfully UNINSTALLED.

6)If necessary, restart the NetBackup and Media Manager daemons:

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/netbackup start








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VI. PACK CONTENT
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This section contains the pack conventions, content, and historical
content that is applicable to the release.

Conventions:
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The following list describes the conventions used in the subsections that
following this section. Each item listed in the Current Pack
subsection describes a feature, enhancement, or issue fixed with this
Pack.

Description
Describes a particular problem contained in this pack.

** Description **
Describes a problem that can lead to potential data loss. Please
read these problem descriptions carefully.

Workaround
Any available workarounds to a problem are also listed. Workarounds can be
used INSTEAD of applying the patch, however, Symantec strongly recommends
the "best practice" of being at the latest available patch level.

Additional Notes
Any additional information regarding a problem is included.



Current Pack
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Each item listed in this section describes a feature, enhancement, or change
that comprises this Pack. Please read this section thoroughly to
understand the contents of this update.
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Etrack Incident = ET1502291

Description:
A logic error had been identified and corrected in daemons that run on
Veritas NetBackup master, media, and client servers. Successful access to
and manipulation of this logic error could potentially lead to arbitrary
command execution with elevated privileges on a vulnerable system.

For more information about this issue, refer to the following TechNote
on the Symantec Support Web site.

http://entsupport.symantec.com/docs/317828
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Maintenance Pack History
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For a complete history of fixes up to and including 6.0 MP7, see the README
associated with NB_CLT_60_7_M.

Terms of use for this information are found in Legal Notices.

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