Recommended update for cron

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for cron
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2013:0002-1
Rating: moderate
References: #775460 #790933
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

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

    Description:


    This update for cron provides the following fixes:

    * cron.daily with DAILY_TIME between 23:46 and 23:59
    does not run reliably
    * cron doesn't reload system crontabs.

    Contraindications:

    None

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-cron-7160
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-cron-7160
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp2-cron-7160

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware (i586 x86_64):
    • cron-4.1-194.205.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • cron-4.1-194.205.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64):
    • cron-4.1-194.205.1

    References:

    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/775460
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/790933
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=1f01757673cf8397e0992a462ab2f6fa