SUSE-RU-2016:1903-1: moderate: Recommended update for s390-tools

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for s390-tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:1903-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #957168 #961372 #965288 #965337 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update for s390-tools provides the following fixes:

   - Updated zfcp_san_disc so that breaking out of it won't leave "well known
     LUNs" in use preventing others from using them. (bsc#961372)
   - Replace plain text passwords collected by with asterisks.
   - Grant access to data collected by only to root user.
   - Fix chmem's memory block number calculation with memory holes.
   - Added 59-prng.rules so that /dev/prandom will have permissions of 0444.
     This allows anyone to access the CPACF hardware pseudo-random number
     generator. (bsc#965288)
   - Updated zfcp_disk_configure to correct a reference to non-existent
     variable _zfcp_scsi_id to _zfcp_target_id. (bsc#957168)

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-s390-tools-12670=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-s390-tools-12670=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (s390x):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (s390x):



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