Recommended update for open-vm-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for open-vm-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:2883-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1151523 #1153271
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

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

Description:

This update for open-vm-tools fixes the following issues:

  • Fixes a memory leak (bsc#1153271)
  • Updated to version 11.0.0 (bsc#1151523) * Added appInfo to publish information about running applications inside the guest * Provides sample tool.conf for ease of administration

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-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2019-2883=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-2883=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2883=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (x86_64):
    • libvmtools0-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.18.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • libvmtools0-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.18.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • libvmtools0-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • libvmtools0-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-debugsource-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-11.0.0-4.18.3
    • open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.18.3

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