Recommended update for rubygem-ruby-shadow

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for rubygem-ruby-shadow
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2016:2691-2
Rating: low
References: #920720 #981565
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 3

  • An update that has two recommended fixes can now be installed.


    This update for rubygem-ruby-shadow provides the following fixes:

    - Fix bug in shadow implementations where sp_expired field was incorrectly
    set as nil. From now on, -1 is used to indicate not set. (bsc#981565)
    - Simplified compatibility check, removing check for function not actually
    used in pwd.h implementations.

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • SUSE Enterprise Storage 3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-3-2016-1581=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Enterprise Storage 3 (aarch64):
      • ruby2.1-rubygem-ruby-shadow-2.3.4-6.1