Recommended update for openvswitch

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for openvswitch
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2017:0960-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1002734 #1013554 #1021348
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1

  • An update that has three recommended fixes can now be installed.


    This update provides openvswitch 2.1.3, which brings the following fixes:

    - datapath: Drop packets when interdev is not up.
    - dpif-linux: Avoid null dereference if all ports disappear.
    - datapath/flow_netlink: Fix NDP flow mask validation.
    - datapath: Use exact lookup for flow_get and flow_del. (bsc#1013554)
    - dpif: When executing actions needs help, use "set" action to set tunnel.
    - datapath: Rehash 16-bit skbuff hashes into 32 bits.
    - openvswitch: Fix a possible deadlock and lockdep warning. (bsc#1021348)
    - tunnel: Fix bug where misconfiguration persists.
    - netdev: Safely increment refcount in netdev_open().
    - datapath: Fix feature check for HAVE_RXHASH.
    - datapath: Clear l4_rxhash in skb_clear_hash.
    - spec: Do not restart the openvswitch service after a package update.

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-555=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • openvswitch-2.1.3-42.1
      • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.1.3-42.1
      • openvswitch-debugsource-2.1.3-42.1
      • openvswitch-kmp-default-2.1.3_k3.12.69_60.64.32-42.1
      • openvswitch-kmp-default-debuginfo-2.1.3_k3.12.69_60.64.32-42.1
      • openvswitch-switch-2.1.3-42.1
      • openvswitch-switch-debuginfo-2.1.3-42.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • openvswitch-kmp-xen-2.1.3_k3.12.69_60.64.32-42.1
      • openvswitch-kmp-xen-debuginfo-2.1.3_k3.12.69_60.64.32-42.1