SUSE-RU-2016:2359-1: Recommended update for nodejs4

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Fri Sep 23 11:09:45 MDT 2016

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for nodejs4

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:2359-1
Rating:             low
References:         #997405 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12

   An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


   This update provides Node.js 4.5.0, which brings many fixes and

   - Buffer:
     + Backport new buffer constructor APIs to v4.x.
     + Backport --zero-fill-buffers cli option.
     + Ignore negative allocation lengths.

   - Build
     + Add Intel Vtune profiling support.

   - Repl
     + Copying tabs shouldn't trigger completion.

   - Src
     + Add node::FreeEnvironment public API.

   - Test
     + Run v8 tests from node tree.

   - V8
     + Add post mortem data to improve object inspection and function's
       context variables inspection.
     + upgrade libuv to 1.9.1.
     + upgrade npm to 2.15.9.

   - Use system CA store instead of one provided by Node.
   - Simplify source code integrity check
     + Use GPG service instead of explicit BR.
     + Add empty checksum so GPG service is run.

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 Module for Web Scripting 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2016-1381=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12 (ppc64le x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12 (noarch):



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