Recommended update for open-vm-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for open-vm-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1032-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1122435 #1126102 #1130898
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

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 do not include backup manifests.

  • Link VGAuthService to libxmlsec1 rather than libxml-security-c. (bsc#1122435)

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-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1032=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-1032=1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • libvmtools0-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • libvmtools0-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL (x86_64):
    • libvmtools0-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-3.25.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • libvmtools0-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-10.3.10-3.25.1
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-10.3.10-3.25.1

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