Recommended update for SUSE Manager client tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for SUSE Manager client tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2013:1094-1
Rating: low
References: #815460 #818325 #823917
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 three recommended fixes can now be installed. It includes three new package versions.

    Description:


    This update fixes the following issues:

    rhnlib:

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

    spacewalk-client-tools:

    * Create mgr* program symbolic links
    * Correctly handle a deactivated account error message
    * Require rhnlib with timeout option
    * Make timeout configurable.

    zypp-plugin-spacewalk:

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

    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-client-tools-201306-7857
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-client-tools-201306-7857
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp2-client-tools-201306-7857

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 0.9.2 and 2.5.51.4]:
    • rhnlib-2.5.51.4-0.5.1
    • zypp-plugin-spacewalk-0.9.2-0.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware (noarch) [New Version: 1.7.14.16]:
    • spacewalk-check-1.7.14.16-0.5.1
    • spacewalk-client-setup-1.7.14.16-0.5.1
    • spacewalk-client-tools-1.7.14.16-0.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 0.9.2 and 2.5.51.4]:
    • rhnlib-2.5.51.4-0.5.1
    • zypp-plugin-spacewalk-0.9.2-0.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (noarch) [New Version: 1.7.14.16]:
    • spacewalk-check-1.7.14.16-0.5.1
    • spacewalk-client-setup-1.7.14.16-0.5.1
    • spacewalk-client-tools-1.7.14.16-0.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 0.9.2 and 2.5.51.4]:
    • rhnlib-2.5.51.4-0.5.1
    • zypp-plugin-spacewalk-0.9.2-0.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (noarch) [New Version: 1.7.14.16]:
    • spacewalk-check-1.7.14.16-0.5.1
    • spacewalk-client-setup-1.7.14.16-0.5.1
    • spacewalk-client-tools-1.7.14.16-0.5.1

    References:

    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/815460
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/818325
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/823917
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=e14480c56dfe3fc360239fdc7b3c5af0