Recommended update for salt

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:2786-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1057635 #1087342 #1087365 #1087581 #1088423 #1088888 #1089112 #1089362 #1089526 #1090271 #1092373 #1093458 #1094055 #1094546 #1095942 #1096514 #1098394
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 5
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4

An update that has 17 recommended fixes can now be installed.

Description:

This update for salt fixes the following issues:

  • Prepend current directory when path is just filename (bsc#1095942)
  • Handle packages with multiple version properly with zypper (bsc#1096514)
  • Fix file.get_diff regression in 2018.3. (bsc#1098394)
  • Fix file.managed binary file utf8 error. (bsc#1098394)
  • Add custom SUSE capabilities as Grains. (bsc#1089526)
  • State file.line warning. (bsc#1093458)
  • Add environment variable to know if yum is invoked from Salt. (bsc#1057635)
  • Fix usage of salt.utils.which, that broke file.managed. (bsc#1094546)
  • Prevent zypper from parsing repo configuration from not .repo files. (bsc#1094055)
  • Collect all versions of installed packages on SUSE and RHEL systems. (bsc#1089526)
  • Do not override jid on returners, only sending back to master. (bsc#1092373)
  • No more AWS EC2 rate limitations in salt-cloud. (bsc#1088888)
  • Add 'retcode' to returners output on scheduled jobs. (bsc#1089112)
  • Fix minion scheduler to return a 'retcode' attribute. (bsc#1089112)
  • Fix for logging during network interface querying. (bsc#1087581)
  • Strip trailing commas on Linux user's GECOS fields. (bsc#1089362)
  • Backport of AzureARM from Salt 2018.3 to Salt 2016.11.4. (bsc#1087342)
  • Fix salt-api fails to return job ids. (bsc#1087365)
  • Fix for [Errno 0] Resolver Error 0 (no error). (bsc#1087581)
  • Add rsyslog rule to avoid salt-minion-watcher cron logs on RHEL6. (bsc#1090271)
  • RHEL6 is using anacron, so logging cannot be disabled by starting entry with "-". Use only on SLES11 and cleanup RHEL6 systems that might already be affected by previous update (bsc#1088423)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2018-1946=1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1946=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • salt-2016.11.4-48.7.1
    • salt-api-2016.11.4-48.7.1
    • salt-master-2016.11.4-48.7.1
    • salt-minion-2016.11.4-48.7.1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • salt-2016.11.4-48.7.1
    • salt-master-2016.11.4-48.7.1
    • salt-minion-2016.11.4-48.7.1

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