Recommended update for perl

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for perl
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0476-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1102840 #1160039
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

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

Description:

This update for perl fixes the following issues:

  • Some packages make assumptions about the date and time they are built. This update will solve the issues caused by calling the perl function timelocal expressing the year with two digit only instead of four digits. (bsc#1102840) (bsc#1160039)

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-SP1-2020-476=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP1-2020-476=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-476=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • perl-32bit-5.26.1-7.9.1
    • perl-32bit-debuginfo-5.26.1-7.9.1
    • perl-debugsource-5.26.1-7.9.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP1 (noarch):
    • perl-doc-5.26.1-7.9.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • perl-5.26.1-7.9.1
    • perl-base-5.26.1-7.9.1
    • perl-base-debuginfo-5.26.1-7.9.1
    • perl-debuginfo-5.26.1-7.9.1
    • perl-debugsource-5.26.1-7.9.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • perl-32bit-debuginfo-5.26.1-7.9.1
    • perl-base-32bit-5.26.1-7.9.1
    • perl-base-32bit-debuginfo-5.26.1-7.9.1

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