SUSE-RU-2016:1055-1: moderate: Recommended update for grub2

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for grub2

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:1055-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #968721 #971867 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that has two recommended fixes can now be


   This update for grub2 fixes the following issues:

   - Fix "attempt to seek outside of the file" error when parsing Xen ELF
     notes, an issue that could prevent Xen guests from booting some kernels.
   - Do not ignore settings in variables GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID and
     GRUB_DEVICE. (bsc#971867)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-grub2-12510=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-grub2-12510=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (x86_64):



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