Recommended update for mdadm

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mdadm
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:2277-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1032339 #1090819
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL

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


This update for mdadm fixes the following issues:

  • mdopen: Use parameters/new_array to create arrays whenever possible. (bsc#1090819)
  • mdadm: Prevent device name buffer overflow. (bsc#1090819, bsc#1032339)

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-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1535=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):
    • mdadm-3.4-27.19.3
    • mdadm-debuginfo-3.4-27.19.3
    • mdadm-debugsource-3.4-27.19.3