Recommended update for suse-module-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for suse-module-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:2101-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1100989 #1105495 #1111300 #1123697 #1123704 #1127155 #1127891 #1131635
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that has 8 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for suse-module-tools to version 12.6 fixes the following issues:

  • weak-modules2: emit "inconsistent" warning only if replacement fails (bsc#1127155)
  • modprobe.conf.common: add csiostor->cxgb4 dependency (bsc#1100989, bsc#1131635)
  • Fix (bsc#1123697, bsc#1123704)
  • modsign-verify: support for parsing PKCS#7 signatures (bsc#1111300, bsc#1105495)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-2101=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2101=1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • suse-module-tools-12.6-27.3.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • suse-module-tools-12.6-27.3.2
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • suse-module-tools-12.6-27.3.2