Recommended update for salt

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:2542-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
  • Python 2 Module 15-SP1
  • Server 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 salt fixes the following issues:

  • Fix memory leak produced by batch async find_jobs mechanism (bsc#1140912)
  • Grant read and execute permission to others (bsc#1150447) Since Tomcat is running under the user "tomcat" and it needs to have read permission there, we have to grant read and execute permissions for /usr/share/salt-formulas
  • Added:
  • fix-memory-leak-produced-by-batch-async-find_jobs-me.patch

Special Instructions and Notes:

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-SP1-2019-2542=1
  • Python 2 Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Python2-15-SP1-2019-2542=1
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2019-2542=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • salt-doc-2019.2.0-6.11.1
    • python3-salt-2019.2.0-6.11.1
    • salt-minion-2019.2.0-6.11.1
    • salt-2019.2.0-6.11.1
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (noarch)
    • salt-zsh-completion-2019.2.0-6.11.1
    • salt-bash-completion-2019.2.0-6.11.1
  • Python 2 Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • python2-salt-2019.2.0-6.11.1
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • salt-master-2019.2.0-6.11.1
    • salt-ssh-2019.2.0-6.11.1
    • salt-proxy-2019.2.0-6.11.1
    • salt-api-2019.2.0-6.11.1
    • salt-syndic-2019.2.0-6.11.1
    • salt-cloud-2019.2.0-6.11.1
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1 (noarch)
    • salt-fish-completion-2019.2.0-6.11.1