Recommended update for ethtool

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for ethtool
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1191-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1092037
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

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


This update for ethtool fixes the following issues:

  • Fix stack clash for PHY tunables (bsc#1092037)

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-SP4-2019-1191=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1191=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ethtool-4.13-14.3.7
    • ethtool-debuginfo-4.13-14.3.7
    • ethtool-debugsource-4.13-14.3.7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • ethtool-4.13-14.3.7
    • ethtool-debuginfo-4.13-14.3.7
    • ethtool-debugsource-4.13-14.3.7