SUSE-RU-2019:2166-1: moderate: Recommended update for openvswitch

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for openvswitch

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2019:2166-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1130276 
Affected Products:
                    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

   An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


   This update for openvswitch fixes the following issues:

   openvswitch was updated to to 2.7.9 (bsc#1130276).

   Some of the changes are:

   * ofp-group: support to insert bucket with weight value for select type
   * ofproto: fix the bug of bucket counter is not updated
   * netdev-dpdk: Print netdev name for txq mapping.
   * Add missing "--may-exist" option
   * timeval: Check for OS-provided clock_gettime on macOS
   * travis: Stop rsyslog before start.
   * vlog: Better handle syslog handler exceptions.
   * travis: Remove 'sudo' configuration.
   * Use correct perl scripts.
   * rconn: Avoid occasional immediate connection failures.
   * conntrack: Fix L4 csum for V6 extension hdr pkts.
   * packets: Change return type for 'packet_csum_upperlayer6()'.
   * ovsdb-client: Fix typo.
   * ofctl: break the loop if ovs_pcap_read returns error
   * Revert "ovs-tcpdump: Fix an undefined variable"
   * dhparams: Fix .c file generation with OpenSSL >= 1.1.1-pre9
   * dhparams: Add pregenerated .c file to the repository.
   * conntrack: Exclude l2 padding in 'conn_key_extract()'.
   * dp-packet: Add 'dp_packet_l3_size()'.
   * monitor: Fix crash when monitor condition adds new columns.
   * dpif-netdev: Add thread safety annotation to sorted_poll_list.
   * acinclude: Drop DPDK_EXTRA_LIB variable.
   * datapath: Fix IPv6 later frags parsing
   * datapath: Derive IP protocol number for IPv6 later frags
   * datapath: Avoid OOB read when parsing flow nlattrs
   * odp-util: Stop parse odp actions if nlattr is overflow
   * ovs-tcpdump: Fix an undefined variable
   * stt: Fix return code during xmit.
   * netdev-linux: Fix function argument order in sfq_tc_load().
   * ofproto-dpif-xlate: Account mirrored packets only if the VLAN matches.
   * ofp-actions: Avoid overflow for ofpact_learn_spec->n_bits
   * python: Escape backslashes while formatting logs.
   * docs: Fix table title for VM MQ config in dpdk howto.
   * cmap: Fix hashing in cmap_find_protected().
   * python: Catch setsockopt exceptions for TCP stream.
   * rhel: Add 'SYSTEMD_NO_WRAP=yes' in ovs init script for SLES
   * debian: Install correct vtep-ctl.
   * datapath-windows: Fix invalid reference in Buffermgmt.c
   * netdev-dpdk: Bring link down when NETDEV_UP is not set
   * actions: Enforce a maximum limit for nested action depth
   * bond: Fix LACP fallback to active-backup when recirc is enabled.
   * netdev-dpdk: Fix netdev_dpdk_get_features().
   * ovn-northd: Fix memory leak in free_chassis_queueid().
   * python-c-ext: Fix memory leak in Parser_finish
   * bridge.c: prevent controller connects while flow-restore-wait
   * connmgr: Fix vswitchd abort when a port is added and the controller is

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 OpenStack Cloud 8:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2019-2166=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2019-2166=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-2166=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2019-2166=1

   - SUSE Enterprise Storage 5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2019-2166=1

Package List:

   - SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 (x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3 (ppc64le x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL (x86_64):


   - SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 (x86_64):



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