SUSE-RU-2017:3247-1: Recommended update for google-compute-engine

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Fri Dec 8 10:09:59 MST 2017

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for google-compute-engine

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2017:3247-1
Rating:             low
References:         #1064356 #1065308 #1070895 #1070918 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update for google-compute-engine provides the following fixes:

   - Add apt configuration to prevent auto-removal of Google packages.
   - Rename set_hostname to prevent naming conflicts.
   - Remove logging when checking OS Login status.
   - Support the enable-oslogin metadata key for activating OS Login when
   - Improve packaging to restart services.
   - OS Login is available in Beta.
   - Add status option to the OS Login control file.
   - Fix system hang during VM shutdown.
   - JSON parser accepts string types for int64 values.
   - JSON parser casts uid and gid to unsigned integers.
   - Remove fstab barrier options in EL 7.
   - Use curl to download metadata script files for SSL certificate
   - Use netifaces for retrieving MAC address names if the import exists.
   - Ship the udevrules with the -init package only
   - Generate SSH host keys when none are present.
   - Improve logging when activating OS Login.
   - Fix parsing logic for expiration time on SSH public keys.
   - Fix home directory creation PAM config.
   - oslogin feature is now enabled by the initialization code when

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 Public Cloud 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2017-2026=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 (noarch):



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