Recommended update for openvswitch

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for openvswitch
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1548-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1130276 #1132029
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

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


This update for openvswitch fixes the following issues:

  • Updated the version to 2.8.7 to address several bugs. Please refer to this rpm's changelog file in order to see list all fixed bugs (bsc#1130276)
  • Fixes an issue where openvswitch failed to rotate logs due to permission errors (bsc#1132029)

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-SP4-2019-1548=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libopenvswitch-2_8-0-2.8.7-4.18.2
    • libopenvswitch-2_8-0-debuginfo-2.8.7-4.18.2
    • openvswitch-2.8.7-4.18.2
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.8.7-4.18.2
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.8.7-4.18.2