SUSE-RU-2019:0816-1: moderate: Recommended update for openvswitch

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for openvswitch

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2019:0816-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1115085 #1116437 #1124435 #1125606 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update for openvswitch fixes the following issues:

   Version bump to 2.7.7 bugfix release (bsc#1125606).

   Some of the changes are:

   * dpdk: Use DPDK 16.11.8 release.
   * Add missing backslash.
   * test-hash: Fix unaligned pointer value error.
   * odp-execute: Fix broken build with Clang as compiler.
   * expr: Disallow < <= >= > comparisons against empty value set.
   * expr: Set a limit on the depth of nested parentheses
   * Python: Make Row's __getattr__ less error prone
   * Revert "bridge: Fix ovs-appctl qos/show repeated queue information"
   * netdev: Properly clear 'details' when iterating in NETDEV_QOS_FOR_EACH.
   * bridge: Fix ovs-appctl qos/show repeated queue information
   * lex: Fix buffer overrun parsing overlong hexadecimal constants.
   * ovsdb-client: Fix a bug that uses wrong index
   * flow: Fix uninitialized flow fields in IPv6 error case.
   * meta-flow: Make "nw_frag" a synonym for "ip_frag".
   * datapath: lisp: Fix uninitialized field in tunnel_cfg.
   * odp-util: Don't attempt to write IPv6 flow label bits that don't exist.
   * daemon-unix: Use same name for original or restarted children.
   * utilities: Drop shebang from bash completion script
   * ofp-actions: Re-fix error path for parsing OpenFlow actions.
   * nx-match: Avoid double-free on some error paths.
   * netdev-dpdk: Support the link speed of XL710
   * netdev-linux: Avoid division by 0 if kernel reports bad scheduler data.
   * ofp-actions: Avoid assertion failure for clone(ct(...bad actions...)).
   * netdev-dpdk: Fix failure to configure flow control at netdev-init.
   * netdev-dpdk: Use hex for PCI vendor ID.
   * ofctl: Fixup compare_flows function
   * stream-ssl: Define SSL_OP_NO_SSL_MASK for OpenSSL versions that lack it.
   * utilities: Launch ovsdb-tool without using PAM
   * ovs-ofctl: Better validate OpenFlow message length in "ofp-parse-pcap".
   * stream-ssl: Don't enable new TLS versions by default
   * pcap-file: Fix formatting of log message.
   * meta-flow: Make mf_vl_mff_mf_from_nxm_header() require a valid field.
   * nx-match: Fix memory leak in oxm_pull_field_array() error case.
   * datapath: Don't swap table in nlattr_set() after OVS_ATTR_NESTED is found
   * compat: Initialize IPv4 reassembly secret timer
   * Revert "flow: Fix buffer overread for crafted IPv6 packets."
   * Correctly bring up bond slaves.
   * flow: Fix buffer overread for crafted IPv6 packets.
   * ofp-group: Don't assert-fail decoding bad OF1.5 group mod type or
   * ofp-actions: Fix buffer overread in decode_LEARN_specs().
   * ofp-actions: Avoid buffer overread in BUNDLE action decoding.
   * rconn: Suppress 'connected' log for unreliable connections.
   * datapath: stt: linearize in SKIP_ZERO_COPY case
   * ovn: Fix DHCP classless static route for non-classful masks.
   * ofproto: Fix OVS crash when reverting old flows in bundle commit
   * rconn: Introduce new invariant to fix assertion failure in corner case.
   * lib: fix typo in fragment handling error message

   Other bugfixes:

   - Backport upstream fix for python json parser memory leak (bsc#1116437):
   - New python subpackages obsolete old python subpackages (bsc#1124435).
   - Improve python packaging (bsc#1115085)

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 Server 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-816=1

Package List:

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



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