Recommended update for open-vm-tools

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:2876-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15
  • Desktop Applications Module 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15

An update that has two fixes can now be installed.


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

  • Fixes a memory leak (bsc#1153271)
  • Updated to version 11.0.0 (bsc#1151523)
  • Added appInfo to publish information about running applications inside the guest
  • Provides sample tool.conf for ease of administration

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
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-2876=1
  • Desktop Applications Module 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-2876=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15 (x86_64)
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-11.0.0-3.25.2
    • open-vm-tools-11.0.0-3.25.2
    • libvmtools0-11.0.0-3.25.2
    • libvmtools-devel-11.0.0-3.25.2
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-11.0.0-3.25.2
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-11.0.0-3.25.2
  • Desktop Applications Module 15 (x86_64)
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-11.0.0-3.25.2
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-11.0.0-3.25.2
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-11.0.0-3.25.2
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-11.0.0-3.25.2