Recommended update for Subscription Management Tool

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for Subscription Management Tool
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2013:1379-1
Rating: low
References: #812475 #814663 #815379 #821853 #834782 #834801
Affected Products:
  • Subscription Management Tool 11 SP2

  • An update that has 6 recommended fixes can now be installed. It includes one version update.


    This update for SMT provides the following fixes and

    * Enhance to accept a CA certificate
    in a non-interactive way by providing the fingerprint.
    * Set umask to default. (bnc#814663)
    * Fix escaping of proxy user and password. (bnc#812475)
    * Do not show errors before values are entered.
    * Make unescape more robust. (bnc#834782)
    * Fix syntax error while not using auto-accept.
    * Add 10 seconds timeout for DNS and server connection
    to the wget command, preventing the registration script
    from hanging if there is an issue with the network.

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • Subscription Management Tool 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slesmtsp0-res-signingkeys-8225

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

    Package List:

    • Subscription Management Tool 11 SP2 (i586 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 1.2.4]:
    • res-signingkeys-1.2.4-0.7.1
    • smt-1.2.4-0.7.1
    • smt-support-1.2.4-0.7.1