Recommended update for SUSE Manager Proxy

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for SUSE Manager Proxy
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2013:1093-1
Rating: low
References: #801151 #801662 #801666 #815441 #815460 #818325 #818566 #819781 #821968 #823241 #823917
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2

  • An update that has 11 recommended fixes can now be installed. It includes 11 new package versions.


    This update fixes the following issues:


    * If the host lookup fails, do not hide the error.


    * Make diffs initiated from another spacewalk server
    obey display_diff configuration option
    * Simplify rhncfg API.


    * Make timeout of yum-rhn-plugin calls through
    rhn-client-tools configurable
    * Make Proxy timeouts configurable.


    * Minor refactorings in the code for resource management
    * Remove bootstrap repository after failure
    * Handle missing /usr/share/rhn/ directory correctly
    * Fix minor bugs, add possibility to override SUSE
    Manager host for tunneling
    * Add possibility to override rhn.conf with command


    * Fix reactivation of systems
    * Remove incorrect path from db
    * Add file path restoration functionality to
    * Update copyright column length
    * Don't truncate channel name to 64 chars
    * Make API compatible with old RHEL5 clients
    * No line break at the end of the package summary
    * Don't truncate filepath when exporting
    * Fix registration issues on PostgreSQL
    * Update expired gpg keys in the keyring
    * Set copy_local urlgrabber option to copy also file
    * Use timeout configuration option also in suseLib send
    * Make satellite-sync work with new rhnlib
    * Search for CVE numbers also in the description
    * Require rhnlib with timeout option
    * Make rpclib connection timeout configurable
    * Return 404 Not Found on requests of content or
    * Fix encoding in products summary and description.


    * Remove temp files verbosely even in case of error
    * Add sudo requirement to spacewalk-certs-tools package
    * The chkconfig command on RHEL does not know the -d
    * Simply test if bootstrap repository exists and use it
    if yes.


    * Create mgr* program symbolic links
    * Correctly handle a deactivated account error message
    * Require rhnlib with timeout option
    * Make timeout of yum-rhn-plugin calls through
    rhn-client-tools configurable.


    * Report extra command line arguments
    * Fail if answer file is not readable.


    * Make Proxy timeouts configurable
    * Do not read response data into memory
    * Do not read data into memory which should be send to
    the server.


    * Add RHN::Form::Widget::Select to ChannelEditor
    * Use RHN::Form::ParsedForm
    * Add sudo requirement to spacewalk-base package.


    * Always disable gpgcheck for repositories in spacewalk
    * Use timeout also for XMLRPC calls if possible
    * Read transfer_timeout from zypp.conf and provide it
    via URL.

    How to apply this update:

    1. Log in as root user to the SUSE Manager proxy. 2. Stop
    the proxy service: spacewalk-proxy stop 3. Apply the
    patch using either zypper patch or YaST Online Update. 4.
    Start the Spacewalk service: spacewalk-proxy start

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • SUSE Manager Proxy 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slemap17sp2-suse-manager-proxy17-201306-7859

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Manager Proxy 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2 (x86_64) [New Version: 0.9.2, and]:
    • rhnlib-
    • spacewalk-backend-
    • spacewalk-backend-libs-
    • zypp-plugin-spacewalk-0.9.2-0.5.1
    • SUSE Manager Proxy 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2 (noarch) [New Version: 1.2,,,,,, and]:
    • MessageQueue-
    • rhncfg-
    • rhncfg-actions-
    • rhncfg-client-
    • rhncfg-management-
    • sm-client-tools-1.2-0.5.1
    • spacewalk-base-minimal-
    • spacewalk-certs-tools-
    • spacewalk-check-
    • spacewalk-client-setup-
    • spacewalk-client-tools-
    • spacewalk-proxy-broker-
    • spacewalk-proxy-common-
    • spacewalk-proxy-installer-
    • spacewalk-proxy-management-
    • spacewalk-proxy-package-manager-
    • spacewalk-proxy-redirect-