SUSE-RU-2018:1980-1: important: Recommended update for nut

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for nut

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:1980-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1063897 #1069988 #1070373 #801542 #907387 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

   An update that has 6 recommended fixes can now be installed.


   This update of nut to version 2.7.4 brings the following fixes and
   enhancements (fate#325455):

   - New class of devices supported: ATS - Automatic Transfer Switch.
   - NUT command and variable naming scheme changes.
   - Add support for a wide range of new devices.
   - snmp-ups improvements.
   - Eaton: Improvements and fixes of 3ph SNMP, ePDU (G2 and G3) and XML/PDC.
   - Further fixes and improvements of bcmxcp_usb, dummy-ups, libnutclient,
     nutdrv_atcl_usb, nutdrv_qx, nut-ipmipsu, solis, tripplitesu, usbhid-ups.
   - nut-scanner: Do not depend on development libraries. (bsc#963505)
   - Improve SSL support through Mozilla NSS, Augeas support.
   - Fixed UPower device matching in recent kernels.
   - nut-server.service: Restore systemd relationship. (bsc#907387)
   - Network protocol information change.
   - Add support for OpenSSL 1.1.0 library, allow TLSv1 and higher (not just
     TLSv1) and report TLS version used in debug mode level 3 and higher.
   - No more conflict with apcupsd. (bsc#1070373).
   - Do not depend on upquote.sty as this makes asciidoc too expensive.
   - Drop the aspell dependency, as it is only used for verification of the
     man pages. (fate#323578)
   - Drop dummy init scripts that are not needed anymore. (bsc#801542#c2)
   - Fix service files paths. (bsc#907387)
   - Remove support for FreeDesktop Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL).
   - nutdrv_atcl_usb: New driver for 'ATCL FOR UPS'.
   - al175: Re-introduced this driver.
   - upsdrvctl now provides retry options for upsdrvctl and drivers.
   - snmp-ups: Add support for XPPC-MIB and Tripp Lite SU10KRT3/1X. Also fix
     erroneous status in HP/Compaq SNMP MIB (with the most recent HP firmware.
   - nutdrv_qx: Add new 'fallback' Q1 subdriver, with minimal 'Q1' support.
     Also add general improvements on all subdrivers.
   - Fix path to upsdrvctl. (bsc#907387)

   For a complete list of changes, see the NEWS and UPGRADING files in

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1337=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1337=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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