Recommended update for ipmitool

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for ipmitool
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2013:0246-1
Rating: low
References: #604896 #614916 #729514 #739377 #761203 #767413 #788393 #789624 #794160
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4

  • An update that has 9 recommended fixes can now be installed.


    This collective update for ipmitool provides the following

    * Fix reading of FRU data from servers where FRU/SDR
    device #0, LUN 0 is absent (bnc#789624)
    * Fix a string handling problem in ipmi_sel.c that
    could cause a segmentation fault (bnc#788393)
    * Fix reading of sensors from some specific servers
    over lanplus (bnc#794160)
    * Handle "BCDplus" fields in FRU descriptors correctly
    * Retrieve and print sensor data records (sdr)
    correctly (bnc#761203)
    * Do not crash in fru command if the lanplus password
    is wrong (bnc#767413)
    * Do not crash (assert(0)/abort) when BMC replies with
    the wrong session id (bnc#729514)
    * Fix detection if it is no longer connected to BMC
    * Fix ipmitool on UV10 systems (bnc#614916)
    * Add sanity checks for erroneous SDR data (bnc#604896).



    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):
    • ipmitool-1.8.11-5.10.4
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (i586 x86_64):
    • ipmitool-1.8.11-5.10.4