Recommended update for cronie

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for cronie
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:3165-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1155114 #1155929
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

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

Description:

This update for cronie fixes the following issues:

  • Update crontab so it doesn't print the headers of crontab with the 'crontab -l' command. (bsc#1155114)
  • Remove 'checkproc' from the run-crons script as the usage is bogus and has a potential of risks. (bsc#1155929)

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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-3165=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-3165=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-3165=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-3165=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cronie-anacron-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-anacron-debuginfo-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-debuginfo-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-debugsource-1.5.1-6.12.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cronie-anacron-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-anacron-debuginfo-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-debuginfo-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-debugsource-1.5.1-6.12.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cron-4.2-6.12.2
    • cronie-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-debuginfo-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-debugsource-1.5.1-6.12.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cron-4.2-6.12.2
    • cronie-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-debuginfo-1.5.1-6.12.2
    • cronie-debugsource-1.5.1-6.12.2

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