SUSE-RU-2017:0329-1: Recommended update for star

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for star

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2017:0329-1
Rating:             low
References:         #1014065 #918021 #935569 
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 star provides the following fixes:

   - Set extended attributes after chown(), as recent Linux kernels reset
     them with a chown() call. (bsc#1014065)
   - Flush the verbose file stream before checking for missing links.
     Prevents mixed
     output when the user redirects star's standard error to standard output
      and pipe it to tee(1). (bsc#935569)
   - star(1) outputs contents of an archive to standard error instead of
     standard output. (bsc#918021)

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-star-12960=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-star-12960=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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