Security update for openvswitch

SUSE Security Update: Security update for openvswitch
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:0284-1
Rating: important
References: #1117483 #1181345
Cross-References:CVE-2020-27827
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 5
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.

Description:

This update for openvswitch fixes the following issues:

  • openvswitch was updated to 2.7.12
  • CVE-2020-27827: Fixed a memory leak when parsing lldp packets (bsc#1181345) A lot more minor bugs have been fixed with this openvswitch version. Please refer to the changelog of the openvswitch.rpm file in order to obtain a list of all changes.

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 OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2021-284=1
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2021-284=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2021-284=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2021-284=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2021-284=1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2021-284=1
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8:
    zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2021-284=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 (x86_64):
    • openvswitch-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.12-3.36.1
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 (x86_64):
    • openvswitch-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.12-3.36.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • openvswitch-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.12-3.36.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • openvswitch-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.12-3.36.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL (x86_64):
    • openvswitch-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.12-3.36.1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • openvswitch-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.12-3.36.1
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8 (x86_64):
    • openvswitch-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.12-3.36.1
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.12-3.36.1

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