Recommended update for mailx

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mailx
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2014:0103-1
Rating: low
References: #827010 #853246
Affected Products:
  • 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 two recommended fixes can now be installed. It includes one version update.

    Description:


    This update for mailx enables IPv6 support and includes the
    following fixes:

    * Crop off the brackets of an ipv6 address if found.
    (bnc#853246)
    * Enable mailx to parse IPv6 addresses including a port
    ([ipv6]:port). (bnc#853246)
    * Do not pseudo detect Latin nor UTF-8 in binary
    attachments. (bnc#827010)

    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 SP3 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-mailx-8628
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-mailx-8628
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-mailx-8627
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-mailx-8627
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp3-mailx-8628
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp2-mailx-8627

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware (i586 x86_64):
    • mailx-12.5-1.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • mailx-12.5-1.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 12.5]:
    • mailx-12.5-1.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 12.5]:
    • mailx-12.5-1.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 (i586 x86_64):
    • mailx-12.5-1.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 12.5]:
    • mailx-12.5-1.5.1

    References:

    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/827010
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/853246
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=84e1e19cbb012895efbe040b84124608
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=e2f6af30f8140ba8166592feca7703f5