SUSE-RU-2016:2727-1: Recommended update for virt-utils

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for virt-utils

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:2727-1
Rating:             low
References:         #962079 #995727 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that has two recommended fixes can now be


   This update for virt-utils provides the following fixes:

   - Call g_thread_init() to enable multi-threading for all of qemu tools.
     This fixes a segmentation fault when using qemu-nbd(8) to create file
     systems. (bsc#995727)
   - Fix potential segmentation fault when repeatedly attaching and detaching
     qcow2 volumes with qemu-nbd. (bsc#962079)

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-virt-utils-12837=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-virt-utils-12837=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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