SUSE-RU-2016:2162-1: moderate: Recommended update for autofs

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for autofs

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:2162-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #955477 #968791 #968918 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that has three recommended fixes can now be


   This update for AutoFS provides the following fixes and enhancements:

   - Add a new configuration option ($USE_HOSTNAME_FOR_MOUNTS) to enable the
     use of fully qualified domain names in mounts. (bsc#968791)
   - Link the LDAP lookup module against the reentrant version of the LDAP
     library (libldap_r), fixing some rare race conditions that could lead to
     segmentation faults. (bsc#955477)
   - Fix spurious ELOOP errors caused by incorrect error handling in the NSS
     lookup module. (bsc#968918)

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-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-autofs-12716=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-autofs-12716=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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