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Base SAS 9.4_M8

Hot Fix Downloads for z/OS 64-bit

* General Information about Hot Fixes

L8X002 was replaced by L8X043

L8X004 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
69864 The FILENAME statement in Base SAS® contains a stack smashing vulnerability L8X004
Released: February 27, 2023     Documentation: L8X004z6.html       Download: L8X004z6.zip  
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L8X006 was replaced by L8X046

L8X008 was replaced by L8X046

L8X010 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
69963 The FCOPY function fails with a "Segmentation Violation" error when you copy a file using the WebDAV access method to an alfresco server L8X010
Released: March 28, 2023     Documentation: L8X010z6.html       Download: L8X010z6.zip  
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L8X012 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
69951 The message "ERROR: Unexpected error detected in function HASHING_FILE" can occur when the second argument to the function refers to an empty file L8X012
NOTE: If you install this hot fix, you must also install hot fix M2A001 for SAS Threaded Kernel User Functions 9.4_M8.
Released: March 29, 2023     Documentation: L8X012z6.html       Download: L8X012z6.zip  
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L8X015 was replaced by L8X040

L8X016 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70048 CALL IS8601_CONVERT does not compute durations properly L8X016
Released: May 12, 2023     Documentation: L8X016z6.html       Download: L8X016z6.zip  
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L8X017 was replaced by L8X022

L8X018 was replaced by L8X020

L8X019 was replaced by L8X044

L8X020 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70092 The ZIPSTATE function returns an "Invalid argument" message when passing in military ZIP codes L8X018
Released: May 31, 2023     Documentation: L8X020z6.html       Download: L8X020z6.zip  
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L8X021 was replaced by L8X040

L8X022 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70100 Using the SORT procedure with the OVERWRITE option might result in an unsorted table L8X017
70219 Running PROC SORT on a DB2 table with OUT= produces fewer rows than expected L8X022
Released: July 06, 2023     Documentation: L8X022z6.html       Download: L8X022z6.zip  
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L8X023 was replaced by L8X039

L8X024 was replaced by L8X046

L8X025 was replaced by L8X044

L8X026 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70337 The KSUBSTRN function might remove trailing blanks after you upgrade to SAS® 9.4M7 (TS1M7) or later L8X026
Released: August 28, 2023     Documentation: L8X026z6.html       Download: L8X026z6.zip  
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L8X027 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70357 The SGPANEL procedure causes SAS® software to terminate L8X027
Released: September 07, 2023     Documentation: L8X027z6.html       Download: L8X027z6.zip  
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L8X029 was replaced by L8X039

L8X030 was replaced by L8X046

L8X031 was replaced by L8X040

L8X032 was replaced by L8X043

L8X033 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70487 Code run with the SAS® In-Database Code Accelerator for Hadoop on a SAS® Workspace Server might return an error when writing to a local XML file L8X033
Released: November 03, 2023     Documentation: L8X033z6.html       Download: L8X033z6.zip  
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L8X035 was replaced by L8X046

L8X037 was replaced by L8X053

L8X039 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70197 Initialization of SAS® 9.4M5 (TS1M5) and later for z/OS fails with a system abend 0C4-10 when the machine is configured for more than 16 processors L8X023
70504 Support for the IBM "System SSL" for z64 L8X029
70340 The creation of very large log files in SAS® Studio could cause excessive and retained heap usage on SASServer2_1 L8X039
NOTE: If you install this hot fix to address the issue described in SAS Note 70402, you must also apply L8X046 and M4B005 for Base SAS 9.4_M8.
If you install this hot fix to address the issue described in SAS Note 70340, you must also apply Base SAS 9.4_M8 hot fixes L8X046, and L8X053.
Released: December 20, 2023     Documentation: L8X039z6.html       Download: L8X039z6.zip  
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L8X040 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70049 A floating point exception error occurs when using PROC METALIB L8X015
70582 A Read access violation or segmentation violation occurs when registering DB2 Tables with foreign keys in the SAS® metadata L8X040
Released: January 16, 2024     Documentation: L8X040z6.html       Download: L8X040z6.zip  
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L8X042 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70621 Using %SYSCALL causes a Read Access Violation error L8X042
Released: February 06, 2024     Documentation: L8X042z6.html       Download: L8X042z6.zip  
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L8X043 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70088 Passwords appear in the SAS® log when the SQL procedure contains the _tree option and an embedded LIBNAME statement L8X002
70090 A "Parse Failure..." message occurs in the SAS® log when running SPD Server PROC SQL with hex literals L8X002
70279 The SUBSTRN and KSUBSTRN functions used in PROC SQL with a numeric first argument return an incorrect result L8X032
70641 The column alias is not used in an ON clause that is sent to a database in SAS/ACCESS® Interface to Vertica L8X043
Released: February 12, 2024     Documentation: L8X043z6.html       Download: L8X043z6.zip  
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L8X044 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70140 The ODS PDF destination with ACCESSIBLE option and the PROC FACTOR procedure might generate a segmentation violation error L8X019
70305 Using the PDFSECURITY=HIGH system option results in PDF output that is encoded with 128-bit RC4 encoding instead of AES 256 encoding L8X025
70709 A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Base SAS® and SAS/STAT® L8X044
NOTE: All Operating Systems: To ensure that you apply all the relevant hot fixes for this product and release, search for 70709. Then, download and apply the hot fixes listed on the page for SAS Note 70709.
To ensure that your system is completely up to date with all fixes, consider using the SAS Hot Fix Analysis, Download and Deployment Tool (SASHFADD).
Released: March 08, 2024     Documentation: L8X044z6.html       Download: L8X044z6.zip  
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L8X045 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70709 A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Base SAS® and SAS/STAT® L8X045
NOTE: All Operating Systems: To ensure that you apply all the relevant hot fixes for this product and release, search for 70709. Then, download and apply the hot fixes listed on the page for SAS Note 70709.
To ensure that your system is completely up to date with all fixes, consider using the SAS Hot Fix Analysis, Download and Deployment Tool (SASHFADD).
Released: March 12, 2024     Documentation: L8X045z6.html       Download: L8X045z6.zip  
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L8X046 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
69952 Using the * comment operator mid-line within a format definition in PROC FORMAT might cause subsequent procedures steps to abend L8X006
69899 Calling a user-defined function with the PROC FORMAT OTHER= argument can cause SAS® to stop responding L8X008
70504 Support for the IBM "System SSL" for z64 L8X030
70340 The creation of very large log files in SAS® Studio could cause excessive and retained heap usage on SASServer2_1 L8X035
70431 The UNIVARIATE procedure might generate a Segmentation Violation Error in SAS L8X035
70709 A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Base SAS® and SAS/STAT® L8X046
NOTE: If you install this hot fix to address the issue described in SAS Note 70402, you must also apply L8X039 and M4B005 for Base SAS 9.4_M8.
If you install this hot fix to address the issue described in SAS Note 70340, you must also apply Base SAS 9.4_M8 hot fixes L8X053, L8X038 (Unix and Windows only), L8X039(MVS only)
If you install this hot fix you must also apply L8X047 for Base SAS 9.4_M8 and N3S001 for Base SAS User Interface 9.4 - M8

All Operating Systems: To ensure that you apply all the relevant hot fixes for this product and release, search for 70709. Then, download and apply the hot fixes listed on the page for SAS Note 70709.
To ensure that your system is completely up to date with all fixes, consider using the SAS Hot Fix Analysis, Download and Deployment Tool (SASHFADD).
Released: April 04, 2024     Documentation: L8X046z6.html       Download: L8X046z6.zip  
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L8X047 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70709 A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Base SAS® and SAS/STAT® L8X047
NOTE: If you install this hot fix you must also apply L8X046 for Base SAS 9.4_M8 and N3S001 for Base SAS User Interface 9.4 - M8

All Operating Systems: To ensure that you apply all the relevant hot fixes for this product and release, search for 70709. Then, download and apply the hot fixes listed on the page for SAS Note 70709.
To ensure that your system is completely up to date with all fixes, consider using the SAS Hot Fix Analysis, Download and Deployment Tool (SASHFADD).
Released: April 04, 2024     Documentation: L8X047z6.html       Download: L8X047z6.zip  
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L8X048 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70722 Running PROC UPLOAD or PROC DOWNLOAD between a SAS/CONNECT® client on SAS® Viya® and a SAS® 9.4 SAS/CONNECT® spawner fails with "Insufficient memory" L8X048
Released: March 27, 2024     Documentation: L8X048z6.html       Download: L8X048z6.zip  
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L8X051 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70776 PROC HPFEVENTS might result in a Read Access Violation or Segmentation Violation L8X051
70778 PROC TIMEID might result in a Floating Point Exception or Segmentation Violation L8X051
NOTE: If you install this hot fix and have SAS/ETS 15.3 installed, you must also install hot fix N4M001.
Released: April 25, 2024     Documentation: L8X051z6.html       Download: L8X051z6.zip  
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L8X052 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70714 A potential memory leak occurs in SAS® 9.4M8 (TS1M8) with the “ERROR: Read Access Violation DATASTEP” L8X052
Released: April 22, 2024     Documentation: L8X052z6.html       Download: L8X052z6.zip  
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L8X053 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70340 The creation of very large log files in SAS® Studio could cause excessive and retained heap usage on SASServer2_1 L8X037
70797 Running SAS ® 9.4M7 (TS1M7) or SAS® 9.4M8 (TS1M8) with non-English European languages might result in an error L8X053
NOTE: If you install this hot fix to address the issue described in SAS Note 70340, you must also apply Base SAS 9.4_M8 hot fixes L8X046, L8X038 (Unix and Windows only), L8X039(MVS only)
Released: May 15, 2024     Documentation: L8X053z6.html       Download: L8X053z6.zip  
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M4B001 was replaced by M4B005

M4B002 was replaced by M4B005

M4B003 was replaced by M4B005

M4B004 was replaced by M4B005

M4B005 for z/OS 64-bit
Base SAS 9.4_M8
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
70230 SAS® 9.4M8 (TS1M8) might display an OpenSSL 3 "legacy" provider warning at initialization M4B001
70496 The SAS® Environment Manager Service Architecture enablement might fail on getDBMirror if FIPS is enabled M4B004
70504 Support for the IBM "System SSL" for z64 M4B005
70783 SAS® Infrastructure for Risk Management job flows might fail due to an encryption failure M4B005
NOTE: If you install this hot fix to address the issue described in SAS Note 70402, you must also apply L8X029 and L8X030 for Base SAS 9.4_M8.
Released: April 30, 2024     Documentation: M4B005z6.html D       Download: M4B005z6.zip  
D indicates that the Documentation has special pre-installation, post-installation or other unique instructions not commonly used for hot fix deployment.
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