Recommended update for WALinuxAgent

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for WALinuxAgent
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2014:0211-1
Rating: low
References: #858634
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3

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

    Description:


    WALinuxAgent was updated to version 2.0.2, which brings
    many fixes and enhancements:

    * Remove obsolete patch waAgent_sysvfixes.diff
    (integrated upstream)
    * Fix UpdateAndPublishHostName() to use correct
    interface name
    * Specialize file mode of /etc/shadow when clearing the
    root password
    * Fix publishHostname() to use self.hostname_file_path
    * Remove reference to VM shutdown on "stopped" state
    * Revert to logging non-verbose by default
    * Revert to no swap setup by default.

    For a comprehensive list of fixes, refer to the package's
    change log.

    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:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-WALinuxAgent-8772

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (noarch):
    • WALinuxAgent-2.0.2-0.5.1

    References:

    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/858634
    • http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=3ba0083c33c45a0d45882693c92ea7b2