Security update for openvswitch

SUSE Security Update: Security update for openvswitch
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:0276-1
Rating: important
References: #1181345
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for openvswitch fixes the following issues:

  • openvswitch was updated to 2.11.5
  • CVE-2020-27827: Fixed a memory leak when parsing lldp packets (bsc#1181345)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security 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-SP5-2021-276=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libopenvswitch-2_11-0-2.11.5-3.3.2
    • libopenvswitch-2_11-0-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.3.2
    • openvswitch-2.11.5-3.3.2
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.3.2
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.11.5-3.3.2