SUSE-RU-2018:2786-1: moderate: Recommended update for salt

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for salt

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:2786-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1057635 #1087342 #1087365 #1087581 #1088423 
                    #1088888 #1089112 #1089362 #1089526 #1090271 
                    #1092373 #1093458 #1094055 #1094546 #1095942 
                    #1096514 #1098394 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Enterprise Storage 5
                    SUSE Enterprise Storage 4

   An update that has 17 recommended fixes can now be


   This update for salt fixes the following issues:

   - Prepend current directory when path is just filename (bsc#1095942)
   - Handle packages with multiple version properly with zypper (bsc#1096514)
   - Fix file.get_diff regression in 2018.3. (bsc#1098394)
   - Fix file.managed binary file utf8 error. (bsc#1098394)
   - Add custom SUSE capabilities as Grains. (bsc#1089526)
   - State file.line warning. (bsc#1093458)
   - Add environment variable to know if yum is invoked from Salt.
   - Fix usage of salt.utils.which, that broke file.managed. (bsc#1094546)
   - Prevent zypper from parsing repo configuration from not .repo files.
   - Collect all versions of installed packages on SUSE and RHEL systems.
   - Do not override jid on returners, only sending back to master.
   - No more AWS EC2 rate limitations in salt-cloud. (bsc#1088888)
   - Add 'retcode' to returners output on scheduled jobs. (bsc#1089112)
   - Fix minion scheduler to return a 'retcode' attribute. (bsc#1089112)
   - Fix for logging during network interface querying. (bsc#1087581)
   - Strip trailing commas on Linux user's GECOS fields. (bsc#1089362)
   - Backport of AzureARM from Salt 2018.3 to Salt 2016.11.4. (bsc#1087342)
   - Fix salt-api fails to return job ids. (bsc#1087365)
   - Fix for [Errno 0] Resolver Error 0 (no error). (bsc#1087581)
   - Add rsyslog rule to avoid salt-minion-watcher cron logs on RHEL6.
   - RHEL6 is using anacron, so logging cannot be disabled by starting entry
     with "-". Use only on SLES11 and cleanup RHEL6 systems that might
     already be affected by previous update (bsc#1088423)

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 Enterprise Storage 5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2018-1946=1

   - SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1946=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 (aarch64 x86_64):


   - SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 (aarch64 x86_64):



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