Recommended update for libvpd2

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for libvpd2
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0587-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1154837 #1164300
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

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

Description:

This update for libvpd2 fixes the following issues:

  • Add an initial udev rule, causing touch /run/run.vpdupdate to be forked and executed for every uevent generated. This can cause serious resource issues during boot. (bsc#1164300)
  • Avoid boot to hang due to excessive udev rule execution. (bsc#1154837)

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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-587=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-587=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • libvpd2-32bit-2.2.6-7.3.1
    • libvpd2-32bit-debuginfo-2.2.6-7.3.1
    • libvpd2-debugsource-2.2.6-7.3.1
    • libvpd2-devel-32bit-2.2.6-7.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libvpd2-2.2.6-7.3.1
    • libvpd2-debuginfo-2.2.6-7.3.1
    • libvpd2-debugsource-2.2.6-7.3.1
    • libvpd2-devel-2.2.6-7.3.1

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