Recommended update for parted

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for parted
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:2741-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1023818 #1032562 #1056508 #1078820 #1081547 #1092327 #1104667 #959181 #969165
Affected Products:
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that has 9 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for parted fixes the following issues:

  • Fix an endianness bug failing the creation of GPT partition tables in blkpg handling on s390x (bsc#1104667)
  • mkpart: Allow empty quoted string "''" or '""' for the GPT partition name in script mode (bsc#1023818, bsc#1032562)
  • Fix starting CHS in protective MBR (bsc#969165)
  • Fixes an issue where partition names for dm devices didn't match kpartx (bsc#1056508)
  • Fixes a partition device naming issue for all devices (bsc#1078820, bsc#1081547)

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 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 CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • libparted0-3.1-35.3.17
    • libparted0-debuginfo-3.1-35.3.17
    • parted-3.1-35.3.17
    • parted-debuginfo-3.1-35.3.17
    • parted-debugsource-3.1-35.3.17