Recommended update for cifs-utils

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0517-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Server 4.0

An update that has four fixes can now be installed.


This update for cifs-utils fixes the following issues:

Update cifs-utils 6.9; (bsc#1132087); (bsc#1136031).

  • follow SMB default version changes in the kernel.
  • adds fixes for Azure
  • new smbinfo utility

  • Fix double-free in mount.cifs; (bsc#1149164).

Patch Instructions:

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

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-517=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • cifs-utils-devel-6.9-5.3.1
    • cifs-utils-debuginfo-6.9-5.3.1
    • cifs-utils-6.9-5.3.1
    • cifs-utils-debugsource-6.9-5.3.1