SUSE-RU-2015:0507-2: moderate: Recommended update for multipath-tools

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for multipath-tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2015:0507-2
Rating:             moderate
References:         #889927 #898427 #900758 #901465 #901809 #901891 
                    #907483 #908915 #909742 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

   An update that has 9 recommended fixes can now be installed.


   This update for multipath-tools provides the following fixes:

   - Skip uninitialized devices during reconfiguration (bsc#908915)
   - Fix memory overflow when printing help text (bsc#909742)
   - Trigger all devices on multipathd startup (bsc#901465)
   - Fall back to SG_IO if no UID could be assigned (bsc#908915)
   - Assign local priority for NAA VPD descriptor (bsc#907483)
   - Fix dev_loss_tmo setting (bsc#889927)
   - Do not use 'sscanf' for parsing integers (bsc#889927)
   - Do not flush I/O for DM_DEVICE_CREATE (bsc#901809)
   - Fix kpartx to handle more than 256 loop devices (bsc#898427)
   - Fix multipathd locking in uev_remove_map() (bsc#901891)
   - Use global variable for uxsock timeout (bsc#900758)
   - Add %service calls for multipathd.socket.

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 Desktop 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-124=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):



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