Recommended update for virt-manager

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for virt-manager
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0553-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1054986 #1100558 #1126325 #1129176 #1129309 #1134426
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

An update that has 6 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for virt-manager fixes the following issues:

  • String index out of range in Virt-manager (bsc#1134426)
  • Set the attribute max_grant_frames for SLES and the distribution domUs via libvirt (bsc#1126325)
  • Installing SLES12-SP4 with kvm/virt-install and autoyast using ttys0 as a kernel option leads to a user process fault interrupting the autoyast installation. (bsc#1129176)
  • Missing .treeinfo file on the media for CaaSP (bsc#1129309) A '.treeinfo' file provides details about installable media and virt-manager/virt-install use it for knowing what is being installed.
  • Fix SLE15-SP1 detection (bsc#1054986) virt-install script detect the ISO distribution using a file that is missing on SLE15
  • Fix selection of network volumes while creating a VM using the RADOS Block Device (RDB) (bsc#1100558)

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-SP4-2020-553=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • virt-install-1.5.1-4.3.1
    • virt-manager-1.5.1-4.3.1
    • virt-manager-common-1.5.1-4.3.1