SUSE-RU-2016:0014-1: moderate: Recommended update for shim

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Mon Jan 4 12:11:09 MST 2016

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for shim

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:0014-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #919675 #920515 #945178 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

   An update that has three recommended fixes can now be


   The shim bootloader for UEFI secure boot support was updated to the
   unified version 0.9 between SUSE Linux Enterprise versions (same as SUSE
   Linux Enterprise 12 SP1). (FATE#318904)

   This also fixes two bugs:

   * RSOD comes when you enter and exit from grub commandline (bsc#919675)
   * StrCpy() could crash fallback.efi due to the under-allocated buffer

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 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-6=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-6=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):



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