Recommended update for SUSE Manager Client Tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for SUSE Manager Client Tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:14254-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1113160 #1131556 #1146683 #1152722 #1153090 #1154968 #1156211 #1156397 #1156521
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS

An update that has 9 recommended fixes can now be installed.

Description:


This update fixes the following issues:
rhnlib:

  • Fix malformed XML response when data contains non-ASCII chars (bsc#1154968)

spacecmd:
  • Enable building and installing for Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 18.04
  • Prevent error when piping stdout in Python 2 (bsc#1153090)

spacewalk-backend:
  • Fix specfile for systems that do not yet use systemd
  • Fix spacewalk-update-signatures for python3 (bsc#1156521)
  • Fix problems with Package Hub repos having multiple rpms with same NEVRA but different checksums (bsc#1146683)
  • Add systemd service macros for diskcheck.service
  • Port diskcheck utility to 4.0.3 branch (bsc#1156397)
  • Use active values for diskchecker mails
  • Do not require parameters to start on column 1
  • Add Requires: systemd for completeness
  • Create /usr/lib/systemd/systemd during build
  • BuildRequires: systemd for spacewalk-diskcheck
  • Add option spacecheck_shutdown; tidy up wording of notifications
  • Add disk space checker script
  • Fix broken spacewalk-data-fsck utility (bsc#1131556)

spacewalk-client-tools:
  • Skip dmidecode data on aarch64 to prevent coredump (bsc#1113160)

spacewalk-koan:
  • Gfx_type needs to default to 'vnc' (bsc#1156211)

zypp-plugin-spacewalk:
  • Prevent possible encoding issues on Python 3 (bsc#1152722)

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 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS:
    zypper in -t patch slesctsp4-client-tools-201911-14254=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:
    zypper in -t patch slesctsp3-client-tools-201911-14254=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • python2-rhnlib-4.0.12-12.19.1
    • python2-spacewalk-check-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • python2-spacewalk-client-setup-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • python2-spacewalk-client-tools-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • python2-spacewalk-koan-4.0.6-9.9.1
    • python2-zypp-plugin-spacewalk-1.0.6-27.12.1
    • spacecmd-4.0.17-18.57.1
    • spacewalk-backend-libs-4.0.29-28.48.1
    • spacewalk-check-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • spacewalk-client-setup-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • spacewalk-client-tools-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • spacewalk-koan-4.0.6-9.9.1
    • zypp-plugin-spacewalk-1.0.6-27.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • python2-rhnlib-4.0.12-12.19.1
    • python2-spacewalk-check-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • python2-spacewalk-client-setup-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • python2-spacewalk-client-tools-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • python2-spacewalk-koan-4.0.6-9.9.1
    • python2-zypp-plugin-spacewalk-1.0.6-27.12.1
    • spacecmd-4.0.17-18.57.1
    • spacewalk-backend-libs-4.0.29-28.48.1
    • spacewalk-check-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • spacewalk-client-setup-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • spacewalk-client-tools-4.0.11-27.23.1
    • spacewalk-koan-4.0.6-9.9.1
    • zypp-plugin-spacewalk-1.0.6-27.12.1

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