Recommended update for Salt

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for Salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:14363-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1138952 #1167556 #1169800 #1170042
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS

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


This update fixes the following issues:

  • Avoid "NameError: name '__salt_system_encoding__' is not defined" (bsc#1138952)
  • Fix load cached grain "osrelease_info" to prevent exceptions on "pkg.info_installed" on Debian and Ubuntu minion (bsc#1170042)
  • Build: Buildequire pkgconfig(systemd) instead of systemd
  • Backport saltutil state module to 2019.2 codebase (bsc#1167556)
  • Add new custom SUSE capability for saltutil state module
  • Virt._get_domain: don't raise an exception if there is no VM
  • Fix partition.mkpart to work without fstype (bsc#1169800)

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 Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS:
    zypper in -t patch suse-ubu164ct-salt-202005-14363=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS (all):
    • salt-common-2019.2.0+ds-1.1+40.1
    • salt-minion-2019.2.0+ds-1.1+40.1