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HP-UX 11i v1.6 critical impact:

inet6_rth_* and inet6_opt_* APIs - now available (CrUn165)

NW Impacts

Problem description

The inet6_rth_* and inet6_opt_* Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) (as defined in RFC 2292, Advanced Sockets API for IPv6) exist on Tru64 UNIX and are now available with HP-UX 11i v2 update 2.

These advanced IPv6 APIs are part of the IPv6 extension set. IPv6 is the next generation of the Internet Protocol. These APIs manipulate, retrieve, and initialize routing headers and IPv6 options.

Identifiers

C/C++ Functionsinet6_opt_append C/C++ Functionsinet6_rth_add
C/C++ Functionsinet6_opt_find C/C++ Functionsinet6_rth_getaddr
C/C++ Functionsinet6_opt_finish C/C++ Functionsinet6_rth_init
C/C++ Functionsinet6_opt_get_val C/C++ Functionsinet6_rth_reverse
C/C++ Functionsinet6_opt_init C/C++ Functionsinet6_rth_segments
C/C++ Functionsinet6_opt_next C/C++ Functionsinet6_rth_space
C/C++ Functionsinet6_opt_set_val  

See also

Solution description

A depot is available for current HP-UX versions running on the PA-RISC platform that supports these options. These IPv6 options are supported on HP-UX 11i v2 update 2.

Review your code and the applicable manpages for more information on inet6_rth_* and inet6_opt_* APIs.

See also


Problem summary

classifications source types OS release severity type
NW C, C++ HP-UX 11i v1.6 critical unavailable
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