Recommended update for autofs

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for autofs
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0508-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1140145
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


This update for autofs fixes the following issues:

  • Perform bind mounts of nested automounts of local filesystems by default (bsc#1140145):

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-SP4-2020-508=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):
    • autofs-5.0.9-28.15.1
    • autofs-debuginfo-5.0.9-28.15.1
    • autofs-debugsource-5.0.9-28.15.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • autofs-5.0.9-28.15.1
    • autofs-debuginfo-5.0.9-28.15.1
    • autofs-debugsource-5.0.9-28.15.1