SUSE-RU-2013:1949-1: moderate: Recommended update for WALinuxAgent

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Mon Dec 23 13:04:10 MST 2013

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for WALinuxAgent

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2013:1949-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #827744 #851550 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2

   An update that has two recommended fixes can now be
   installed. It includes one version update.


   WALinuxAgent has been updated to version 2.0.1, which
   brings many fixes and  enhancements:

   * Add support for CustomData
   * Add exception handling for external consumer scripts
   * Save/Restore SELinux state during provision
   * Support for wire protocol
   * Fixed DVD detection for non-en locales
   * Fixed unhandled socket exception
   * Fixed missing newline in the init script (bnc#827744)

   For a comprehensive list of fixes, refer to the package's
   change log.

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3:

      zypper in -t patch slessp3-WALinuxAgent-8590

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:

      zypper in -t patch slessp2-WALinuxAgent-8589

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (noarch) [New Version: 2.0.1]:



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