Recommended update for netcontrol

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:1012-1
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 netcontrol fixes the following issues:

  • bonding: prevent alarms when using unknown options. (bsc#1132794) The update will provide warnings and also error messages when using unknown options.
  • udev: use correct udev rule (write) lock directory
  • sysconfig: solve segfault on missed end-quote. (bsc#1027736)
  • solve segfault on invalid check in route creation. (bsc#1148646)
  • solve virsh iface-list not working as expected. (bsc#1029201)

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-SP1-2020-1012=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • libnetcontrol0-debuginfo-0.3.1-3.3.1
    • libnetcontrol0-0.3.1-3.3.1
    • netcontrol-debugsource-0.3.1-3.3.1
    • libnetcontrol-devel-0.3.1-3.3.1