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Cisco Emergency Responder

Field Notice: FN - 62992 - Cisco Emergency Responder (CER) 2.0(1) - Growth of mixer00.log File May Cause cerserver Process to Crash - Upgrade Required


October 25, 2007

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Revision History

Revision

Date

Comment

1.0

25-OCT-2007

Initial Public Release

Products Affected

Products Affected

CER - 2.0(1)

Problem Description

In CER 2.0(1), there is a possibility that the uncontrolled growth of the mixer00.log file will result in the cerserver process crashing.

Background

The mixer00.log file in Cisco Emergency Responder(CER) 2.0(1) does not rotate like other log files in the system and can grow up to approximately 2 GB. Once the file grows beyond 2 GB, any attempt to log further into the file may crash the CER service.

Problem Symptoms

The Cisco Emergency Responder (CER) service restarts by itself, which may cause a disruption of service, loss of route point registration and a potential failure of a call made to 911.

Workaround/Solution

This vulnerability is resolved in the Cisco Emergency Responder (CER) 2.0.2, which can be downloaded following the link below:

Cisco Emergency Responder Software downloads (registered customers only)

DDTS

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DDTS

Description

CSCsk01164 (registered customers only)

Logging fails and eventually causes the ER server to crash

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