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ArcGIS 10.2 for (Desktop, Engine, Server) Shapefile crash on open Patch

Summary

This patch addresses an issue introduced at 10.2 to handle issues with Sift-JIS that results in a crash when attempting to open a shapefile.

Description

Introduction

Esri® announces the ArcGIS 10.2 for (Desktop, Engine, Server) Shapefile crash on open Patch. This patch addresses a shapefile issue which results in a crash caused by a buffer overrun that is most likely to occur when there are large numbers of fields in the dBase file. The problem has been present since 8.0, but was exacerbated by recent changes in support of Shift JIS. It deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this Patch.

Issues Addressed with this patch


  • NIM095013 – Opening a shapefile crashes the application.
  • NIM097252 - Asking for the extent of a 10.x fileGDB or SDE feature class after copy and paste returns none even if features exist.

Files Installed in this patch


Under the <ArcGIS Desktop / Engine / Server Installation>\bin folder:
    GdbCore.dll
    GdbCoreLib.dll
    GdbNetwork.dll
    FileGDB.dll
    OleFDB.dll
    sde.dll
    SdeFDB.dll
Under the Linux <ArcGIS Engine Installation>/bin folder:
    libfilegdb.so
    filegdb.rsb
    libgdbcore.so
    gdbcore.rsb
    libsdefdb.so
    sdefdb.rsb
    libgdbnetwork.so
    gdbnetwork.rsb
    libgdbcorelib.so
    gdbcorelib.rsb

Installing this patch on Windows

Installation Notes:

System Administrators: A technical paper is available that discusses the enterprise deployment of ArcGIS 10.2 setups using Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), and Group Policy, including additional system requirements, suggestions, known issues, and Microsoft Software Installation (MSI) command line parameters. Deployment in a lockdown environment is also covered. ArcGIS 10.2 Enterprise Deployment.

Installation Steps:

ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop, Engine, or Server must be installed before installing this patch.

  1. Download the appropriate file to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

  2.     Checksum (Md5)
    ArcGIS for Desktop ArcGIS-102-DT-SCO-PatchB.msp 90276364A7F8A11980E7570E590D721A
         
    ArcGIS Engine ArcGIS-102-E-SCO-PatchB.msp FECCD20E9439B5E0110BEF4B41301080
         
    ArcGIS for Server ArcGIS-102-S-SCO-PatchB.msp 83B691635C997D3B9608AC3E83ED9C4A

  3. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location.

  4. Double-click ArcGIS-102-<Product>-SCO-PatchB.msp to start the setup process.

    NOTE: If double clicking on the MSP file does not start the setup installation, you can start the setup installation manually by using the following command:

    msiexec.exe /p [location of Patch]\ArcGIS-102-<Product>-SCO-PatchB.msp

Installing this patch on Linux

Installation Notes:

System Administrators: A technical paper is available that discusses the enterprise deployment of ArcGIS 10.2 setups using Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), and Group Policy, including additional system requirements, suggestions, known issues, and Microsoft Software Installation (MSI) command line parameters. Deployment in a lockdown environment is also covered. ArcGIS 10.2 Enterprise Deployment.

Installation Steps:

Complete the following install steps as the ArcGIS Install owner. The Install owner is the owner of the arcgis folder.

ArcGIS 10.2 for Engine or Server must be installed before installing this patch.

  1. Download the appropriate file to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.


        Checksum (Md5)
    ArcGIS Engine ArcGIS-102-E-SCO-PatchB-lx.tar 7643E0AE89D094F58E9124E7330195CA
         
    ArcGIS for Server ArcGIS-102-S-SCO-PatchB-lx.tar 1C69BEB4DE55691A85E644E739A22814

  2. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location, and that no one is using ArcGIS.

  3. Extract the specified tar file by typing:

    % tar -xvf ArcGIS-102-<Product>-SCO-PatchB-<Platform>.tar

  4. Start the installation by typing:

    % ./applypatch

    This will start the dialog for the menu-driven installation procedure. Default selections are noted in parentheses ( ). To quit the installation procedure, type 'q' at any time.

Patch Updates

Check the Patches and Service Packs page periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this patch will be posted here.

January 3, 2014: This patch was updated on January 3 to resolve an issue requesting the extents of a Geodatabase feature class through python (NIM097252). Customers who downloaded this patch prior to December 13, 2013 please install the latest version of the patch to update the patch.

How to identify which ArcGIS products are installed

To determine which ArcGIS products are installed, choose the appropriate version of the PatchFinder utility for your environment and run it from your local machine. PatchFinder will list all products, hot fixes, and patches installed on your local machine.

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact Esri Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this patch. International sites, please contact your local Esri software distributor.