Recommended update for dracut

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for dracut
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0691-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1160318 #1164076
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

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


This update for dracut fixes the following issues:

  • 01fips: Handle loading SHA1 kernel modules on machines without AVX (bsc#1160318)
  • 01fips: Use correct kernel image name for more platforms (bsc#1164076)

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-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-691=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • dracut-044.2-17.6.1
    • dracut-debuginfo-044.2-17.6.1
    • dracut-debugsource-044.2-17.6.1
    • dracut-fips-044.2-17.6.1