Recommended update for open-vm-tools

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1613-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
  • Desktop Applications Module 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Server 4.0

An update that has two fixes can now be installed.


This update for open-vm-tools provides the following fixes:

  • Update vmtoolsd.service tools to run only after the network service is ready. (bsc#1133623)
  • Link VGAuthService to libxmlsec1 instead of libxml-security-c in SLES 12 SP3. (bsc#1122435)

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:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-1613=1
  • Desktop Applications Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2019-1613=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (x86_64)
    • open-vm-tools-10.3.10-3.3.1
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.3.1
    • libvmtools-devel-10.3.10-3.3.1
    • libvmtools0-10.3.10-3.3.1
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.3.1
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-3.3.1
  • Desktop Applications Module 15-SP1 (x86_64)
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.3.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-10.3.10-3.3.1
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-3.3.1
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.3.1