Recommended update for open-vm-tools

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1503-1
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:

  • Update vmtoolsd.service tools to run after the network service is ready. (bsc#1133623)
  • Link VGAuthService to libxmlsec1 rather than 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
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-1503=1
  • Desktop Applications Module 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-1503=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15 (x86_64)
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-3.17.1
    • libvmtools-devel-10.3.10-3.17.1
    • libvmtools0-10.3.10-3.17.1
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.17.1
    • open-vm-tools-10.3.10-3.17.1
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.17.1
  • Desktop Applications Module 15 (x86_64)
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.17.1
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-3.17.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-10.3.10-3.17.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.17.1