Recommended update for open-vm-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for open-vm-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1021-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1122435 #1126102 #1130898
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

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

Description:

This update for open-vm-tools fixes the following issues:
open-vm-tools was updated to 10.3.10 (build 12406962) (bsc#1130898):

  • In certain cases, quiesced snapshots on Linux guests did not include backup manifests.

  • Link VGAuthService to libxmlsec1 rather than libxml-security-c.

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-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1021=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1021=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • libvmtools0-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-10.3.10-4.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • libvmtools0-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-10.3.10-4.6.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-10.3.10-4.6.1

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