SUSE-RU-2018:2652-1: moderate: Recommended update for openvswitch

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for openvswitch

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:2652-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1094234 #1098630 #1104049 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15

   An update that has three recommended fixes can now be


   This update for openvswitch provides version 2.8.4 and fixes the following

   - Fix permissions when running the logrotate script. (bsc#1104049)
   - Fix dbus timeout due to deadlock in systemd dependencies. (bsc#1098630)
   - dpif-netdev: Free packets on TUNNEL_PUSH if may_steal. . netdev-dpdk:
     Fix check for "net_nfp" driver.
   - netdev-dpdk: Don't use PMD driver if not configured successfully.
   - netdev-dpdk: Remove use of rte_mempool_ops_get_count.
   - conntrack-tcp: Handle tcp session reuse.
   - tunnel: Make tun_key_to_attr aware of tunnel type.
   - Configurable Link State Change (LSC) detection mode.
   - netdev-dpdk: Don't enable scatter for jumbo RX support for nfp.
   - faq: Document DPDK version maintenance.
   - Avoid crash in OvS while transmitting fragmented packets over tunnel.
   - compat: Fix upstream 4.4.119 kernel.
   - ovs-vsctl: Fix segfault when attempting to del-port from parent bridge.
   - ofproto-dpif-xlate: Fix segmentation fault caused by tun_table.
   - odp-util: Remove unnecessary TOS ECN bits rewrite for tunnels.
   - datapath: Prevent panic.
   - netdev-dpdk: Free mempool only when no in-use mbufs.
   - python: Fix a double encoding attempt on an Unicode string.
   - ofproto-dpif: Init ukey->dump_seq to zero.
   - nsh: Add unit test for double NSH encap and decap.
   - xlate: Correct handling of double encap() actions.
   - tc: Change filter error to debug once.
   - lib/tc: Handle error parsing action in nl_parse_single_action.
   - ovn: Fix tunnel id overflow.
   - ofp-actions: Correct execution of encap/decap actions in action set.
   - Fix test failed. (writing large data via IDL with unicode)
   - netdev-dpdk: Limit rate of DPDK logs.
   - netdev-dpdk: Remove 'error' from non error log.
   - odp-util: Print eth() for Ethernet flows if packet_type is absent.
   - python: Fix decoding error when the received data is larger than 4096.
   - datapath-windows: Fix hash creation on ct mark.
   - tunnel: Fix deletion of datapath tunnel ports in case of reconfiguration.
   - tests: Make hash independent.
   - Use openvswitch user/group for the log directory.
   - Add support for RedHat distributions. All SUSE macros are now
     conditional and the spec file has been adapted based on the upstream
     one. (fate#324537)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended 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 Module for Server Applications 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-2018-1860=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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