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# Security update for openvswitch

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0544-1  
Rating: important  
References:

  * bsc#1219059

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2024-22563

  
CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2024-22563 ( SUSE ):  7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
  * CVE-2024-22563 ( NVD ):  7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

  
Affected Products:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5

  
  
An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for openvswitch fixes the following issues:

  * CVE-2024-22563: Fixed memory leak via the function xmalloc__ in /lib/util.c
    (bsc#1219059).

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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 High Performance Computing 12 SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2024-544=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2024-544=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2024-544=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 (aarch64 x86_64)
    * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * openvswitch-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * openvswitch-debugsource-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * openvswitch-2.11.5-3.21.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * openvswitch-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * openvswitch-debugsource-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * openvswitch-2.11.5-3.21.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * openvswitch-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * openvswitch-debugsource-2.11.5-3.21.1
    * openvswitch-2.11.5-3.21.1

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-22563.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219059

SUSE: 2024:0544-1 important: openvswitch

February 20, 2024
* bsc#1219059 Cross-References: * CVE-2024-22563

Summary

## This update for openvswitch fixes the following issues: * CVE-2024-22563: Fixed memory leak via the function xmalloc__ in /lib/util.c (bsc#1219059). ## Patch Instructions: To install this SUSE 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 High Performance Computing 12 SP5 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2024-544=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2024-544=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2024-544=1 ## Package List: * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 (aarch64 x86_64) * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-2.11.5-3.21.1 * openvswitch-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1 * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1 * openvswitch-debugsource-2.11.5-3.21.1 * openvswitch-2.11.5-3.21.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64) * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-2.11.5-3.21.1 * openvswitch-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1 * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1 * openvswitch-debugsource-2.11.5-3.21.1 * openvswitch-2.11.5-3.21.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 (ppc64le x86_64) * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-2.11.5-3.21.1 * openvswitch-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1 * libopenvswitch-2_11-0-debuginfo-2.11.5-3.21.1 * openvswitch-debugsource-2.11.5-3.21.1 * openvswitch-2.11.5-3.21.1

References

* bsc#1219059

Cross-

* CVE-2024-22563

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2024-22563 ( SUSE ): 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

* CVE-2024-22563 ( NVD ): 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-22563.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219059

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0544-1
Rating: important

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