Recommended update for monitoring-plugins

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1302-2
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 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 three fixes can now be installed.


This update for monitoring-plugins fixes the following issues:

  • update AppArmor profiles for usrMerge (related to bsc#1132350)
  • grep in check_cups
  • ps in check_procs and check_procs.sle15

  • update usr.lib.nagios.plugins.check_procs to bash in /usr

  • support IPv4 ping for dual stacked host again (bsc#1132903)

  • update usr.lib.nagios.plugins.check_procs again for sle15 and above so that ptrace is allowed (bsc#1133107)

  • add /etc/nrpe.d/*.cfg snipplets

  • copy usr.lib.nagios.plugins.check_procs as usr.lib.nagios.plugins.check_procs.sle15 and use that for sle15 and above. "ptrace" to enable ptrace globally is needed here.

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:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP1-2019-1302=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • monitoring-plugins-mysql-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-tcp-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-tcp-debuginfo-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-http-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-fping-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-http-debuginfo-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-ldap-debuginfo-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-debuginfo-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-debugsource-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-mysql-debuginfo-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-pgsql-debuginfo-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-fping-debuginfo-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-ldap-2.2-3.3.1
    • monitoring-plugins-pgsql-2.2-3.3.1