Recommended update for libzypp, zypper

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for libzypp, zypper
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:3462-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1021291 #1099982 #1109877 #1109893 #408814 #556664 #939392
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

An update that has 7 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for libzypp and zypper fixes the following issues:
libzypp has received the following fixes and improvements:

  • Add filesize check for downloads with known size (bsc#408814)
  • MediaMultiCurl: Trigger aliveCallback when downloading metalink files (bsc#1021291)
  • Fix conversion of string and glob to regex when compiling queries (bsc#1099982, bsc#939392, bsc#556664)
  • Fix blocking wait for finished child process (bsc#1109877)

zypper has received the following fixes:
  • Always warn if no repos are defined, but don't return ZYPPER_EXIT_NO_REPOS(6) in install commands (bsc#1109893)
  • man: Remove links to missing metadata section (fixes #140)

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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-2474=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libzypp-14.47.0-2.85.1
    • libzypp-debuginfo-14.47.0-2.85.1
    • libzypp-debugsource-14.47.0-2.85.1
    • zypper-1.11.71-2.72.1
    • zypper-debuginfo-1.11.71-2.72.1
    • zypper-debugsource-1.11.71-2.72.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (noarch):
    • zypper-log-1.11.71-2.72.1