SUSE-RU-2017:2987-1: moderate: Recommended update for conman

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Fri Nov 10 10:17:05 MST 2017

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for conman

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2017:2987-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1066730 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 12

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


   This update for conman fixes the following issues:

   Connman was updated to version 0.2.8 for the HPC module (FATE#324168).

   Updated to version 0.2.8:

     * Changed project homepage to <>. (#21)
     * Changed conman.conf default loopback setting to ON.
     * Changed rpm spec file from sysvinit to systemd.
     * Added 'server nofile' config directive to increase NOFILE limit. (#17)
     * Added '-P' cmdline opt to daemon for specifying pidfile. (#20)
     * Added test console device to aid in development and testing.
     * Fixed telnet option negotiation loop. (#9)
     * Fixed arbitrary limit on number of IPMI SOL consoles. (#15)
     * Fixed 4-character limit on timezones. (#16)
     * Fixed 1-second delay when connecting the client to a console.
     * Fixed UDS console reconnect delay to use exponential timeout.
     * Fixed UDS console reconnect delay to require min connect time before
     * Fixed UDS console resource leak of pathname during config processing.
     * Fixed all gcc, clang, and Coverity Scan warnings.
     * Improved scalability of daemon.

   - Enable tcpwrappers on all platforms by default.
   - Set user/group for conman to root/root on SLE12 for backward
   - Remove Provides: group/user(): these are only used by conman, there is
     no intention to provide them to other packages.
   - conman service configured to start as conman:conman user
   - Fixed ssh expect script for SUSE-specific output.
   - conman.conf: make differences between openSUSE and SLES explicit.
   - Set use of tcpwrappers to 'off' by default.

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 HPC 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-12-2017-1849=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 12 (aarch64 x86_64):



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