Recommended update for nut

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for nut
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:1980-1
Rating: important
References: #1063897 #1069988 #1070373 #801542 #907387 #963505
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

  • An update that has 6 recommended fixes can now be installed.


    This update of nut to version 2.7.4 brings the following fixes and
    enhancements (fate#325455):

    - New class of devices supported: ATS - Automatic Transfer Switch.
    - NUT command and variable naming scheme changes.
    - Add support for a wide range of new devices.
    - snmp-ups improvements.
    - Eaton: Improvements and fixes of 3ph SNMP, ePDU (G2 and G3) and XML/PDC.
    - Further fixes and improvements of bcmxcp_usb, dummy-ups, libnutclient,
    nutdrv_atcl_usb, nutdrv_qx, nut-ipmipsu, solis, tripplitesu, usbhid-ups.
    - nut-scanner: Do not depend on development libraries. (bsc#963505)
    - Improve SSL support through Mozilla NSS, Augeas support.
    - Fixed UPower device matching in recent kernels.
    - nut-server.service: Restore systemd relationship. (bsc#907387)
    - Network protocol information change.
    - Add support for OpenSSL 1.1.0 library, allow TLSv1 and higher (not just
    TLSv1) and report TLS version used in debug mode level 3 and higher.
    - No more conflict with apcupsd. (bsc#1070373).
    - Do not depend on upquote.sty as this makes asciidoc too expensive.
    - Drop the aspell dependency, as it is only used for verification of the
    man pages. (fate#323578)
    - Drop dummy init scripts that are not needed anymore. (bsc#801542#c2)
    - Fix service files paths. (bsc#907387)
    - Remove support for FreeDesktop Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL).
    - nutdrv_atcl_usb: New driver for 'ATCL FOR UPS'.
    - al175: Re-introduced this driver.
    - upsdrvctl now provides retry options for upsdrvctl and drivers.
    - snmp-ups: Add support for XPPC-MIB and Tripp Lite SU10KRT3/1X. Also fix
    erroneous status in HP/Compaq SNMP MIB (with the most recent HP firmware.
    - nutdrv_qx: Add new 'fallback' Q1 subdriver, with minimal 'Q1' support.
    Also add general improvements on all subdrivers.
    - Fix path to upsdrvctl. (bsc#907387)

    For a complete list of changes, see the NEWS and UPGRADING files in

    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 Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1337=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1337=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • nut-cgi-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • nut-cgi-debuginfo-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • nut-debuginfo-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • nut-debugsource-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • nut-devel-2.7.4-6.3.3
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • libupsclient1-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • libupsclient1-debuginfo-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • nut-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • nut-debuginfo-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • nut-debugsource-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • nut-drivers-net-2.7.4-6.3.3
      • nut-drivers-net-debuginfo-2.7.4-6.3.3