Recommended update for Salt

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for Salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:14165-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1128554 #1131114 #1132076 #1133647 #1135360 #1135507 #1139761 #1140193 #1148714
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS

An update that has 9 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update fixes the following issues:

  • Multiple fixes on cmdmod, chroot, freezer and zypperpkg needed for Yomi cmdmod: fix runas and group in run_chroot chroot: add missing sys directory chroot: change variable name to root chroot: fix bug in safe_kwargs iteration freezer: do not fail in cache dir is present freezer: clean freeze YAML profile on restore zypperpkg: fix pkg.list_pkgs cache
  • Avoid traceback on http.query when there are errors with the requested URL (bsc#1128554)
  • Salt python client get_full_returns seems return data from incorrect jid (bsc#1131114)
  • Virt.volume_infos: don't raise an error if there is no VM
  • Prevent ansiblegate unit tests to fail on Ubuntu
  • Allow passing kwargs to pkg.list_downloaded for Zypper (bsc#1140193)
  • Do not make "ansiblegate" module to crash on Python3 minions (bsc#1139761)
  • Provide the missing features required for Yomi (Yet one more installer)
  • Fix zypper pkg.list_pkgs test expectation and dpkg mocking
  • Set 'salt' group for files and directories created by salt-standalone-formulas-configuration package
  • Fix virt.volume_infos raising an exception when there is only virtual machine on the minion.
  • Fix virt.purge() on all non-KVM hypervisors. For instance on Xen, virt.purge would simply throw an exception about unsupported flag
  • Building a libvirt pool starts it. When defining a new pool, we need to
  • Fix handling of Virtual Machines with white space in their name.
  • Avoid exception when minion does not respond (bsc#1135507)
  • Preserve already defined DESTRUCTIVE_TESTS and EXPENSIVE_TESTS env variables
  • Do not break repo files with multiple line values on yumpkg (bsc#1135360)
  • Fix return status when installing or updating RPM packages with "ppc64le" arch (bsc#1133647)
  • Add new "salt-standalone-formulas-configuration" package
  • Switch firewalld state to use change_interface (bsc#1132076)
  • Restore default behaviour of pkg list return (bsc#1148714)

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 Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS:
    zypper in -t patch suse-ubu164ct-salt-201907-14165=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS (all):
    • salt-common-2019.2.0+ds-1.1+16.1
    • salt-minion-2019.2.0+ds-1.1+16.1