Recommended update for python-dmidecode

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for python-dmidecode
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2013:1460-1
Rating: low
References: #823328
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

  • An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.

    Description:


    This update for python-dmidecode fixes a segmentation fault
    that was caused by missing checks for null DMI strings.

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slesctsp2-python-dmidecode-7986
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-python-dmidecode-7987
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-python-dmidecode-7987
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-python-dmidecode-7986
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-python-dmidecode-7986
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp3-python-dmidecode-7987
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp2-python-dmidecode-7986

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • python-dmidecode-3.10.11-0.10.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware (i586 x86_64):
    • python-dmidecode-3.10.11-0.10.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • python-dmidecode-3.10.11-0.10.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware (i586 x86_64):
    • python-dmidecode-3.10.11-0.10.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • python-dmidecode-3.10.11-0.10.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 (i586 x86_64):
    • python-dmidecode-3.10.11-0.10.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64):
    • python-dmidecode-3.10.11-0.10.1

    References:

    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/823328
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=10d016559347835b137da717aaeca932
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=46d83829967c9af3d4f88d9673d5313a