Recommended update for nut

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for nut
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1315-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1063897 #1069988 #1070373 #801542 #907387 #963505
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

An update that has 6 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for nut fixes the following issues:

  • Update to version 2.7.4 (fate#325455) The full changelog can be found in /usr/share/doc/packages/nut

* Adds support for OpenSSL 1.1.0 library, allow TLSv1 and higher (not just TLSv1) and report TLS version used in debug mode level 3 and higher (bsc#1069988) * Does no longer conflict with apcupsd (bsc#1070373). * Removed smartups references * Dropped dependency to aspell (fate#323578) * It will no longer suppress errors from useradd * Added support for new devices (see changelog in /usr/share/doc/packages/nut) * New snmp-ups improvements * Eaton: improvements and fixes of 3ph SNMP, ePDU (G2 and G3) and XML/PDC. * Further fixes and improvements of bcmxcp_usb, dummy-ups, libnutclient, nutdrv_atcl_usb, nutdrv_qx, nut-ipmipsu, solis, tripplitesu, usbhid-ups. * Improved SSL support through Mozilla NSS, Augeas support. * Fixed UPower device matching in recent kernels. * Does no longer install init and systemd files at once
Please find the changes of 2.7.2 and 2.7.3 in the changelog file.
  • Fixes an issue where the nut-driver service file had a wrong reference to the executable file of upsdrvctl (bsc#907387)

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-1315=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1315=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • nut-cgi-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • nut-cgi-debuginfo-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • nut-debuginfo-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • nut-debugsource-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • nut-devel-2.7.4-3.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libupsclient1-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • libupsclient1-debuginfo-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • nut-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • nut-debuginfo-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • nut-debugsource-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • nut-drivers-net-2.7.4-3.3.1
    • nut-drivers-net-debuginfo-2.7.4-3.3.1