Recommended update for mkinitrd

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mkinitrd
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:13936-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1118723
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

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

Description:

This update for mkinitrd provides the following fix:

  • Dereference symlinks when copying binaries. (bsc#1118723)

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 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-mkinitrd-13936=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mkinitrd-13936=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • mkinitrd-2.4.2-106.8.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • mkinitrd-debuginfo-2.4.2-106.8.1
    • mkinitrd-debugsource-2.4.2-106.8.1

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