Recommended update for s390-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for s390-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:14310-1
Rating: important
References: #1141880 #1165305
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

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


This update for s390-tools fixes the following issues:

  • ziomon: fix utilization recording with multi-digit scsi hosts (bsc#1141880)

  • Buffer overflow during boot. (bsc#1165305) The zipl boot loader may crash during boot. The solution is to implement vsnprintf and make use of it.

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 11-SP4-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-s390-tools-14310=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-s390-tools-14310=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (s390x):
    • osasnmpd-1.15.0-0.191.1
    • s390-tools-1.15.0-0.191.1
    • s390-tools-zdsfs-1.15.0-0.191.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (s390x):
    • s390-tools-debuginfo-1.15.0-0.191.1
    • s390-tools-debugsource-1.15.0-0.191.1