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openSUSE-RU-2014:0927-1: SuSEfirewall2: enable DHCPv6 reply handling
openSUSE Recommended Update: SuSEfirewall2: enable DHCPv6 reply handling

Announcement ID: openSUSE-RU-2014:0927-1
Rating: low
References: #783002 #887850
Affected Products:
openSUSE 12.3

An update that has two recommended fixes can now be


This update fixes the following issues with SuSEfirewall2:
- bnc#783002:
+ allows DHCPv6 replies to arrive at the machine, even with the firewall
+ This avoids curious effects in networks where IPv6 numbers are
distributed via DHCPv6.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 12.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2014-468

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

Package List:

- openSUSE 12.3 (noarch):



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