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Security update for YOU

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(Last modified: 24APR2002)


solutions Security update for YOU SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (989dd9badc1ea10ba3f3f0e44ba5f9b7)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server

Package: yast2-core-pkginfo
yast2-config-online-update
Release: 20020424
Obsoletes: 88cfd615b389e4b4dc9158a6c113591f

Indications

This update should be installed.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This security update for YOU (YaST Online Update) ensures that the correct version of the packages is to be installed. In former releases the possibility existed of older packages being installed by YOU.
Further bugfixes:
  • YOU will take care of the installation order of the patches.
  • YOU can be started within and works correctly with KDE now.
  • Patch-CD-modus: YOU does not try to get the serverlist via wget.
  • You does not compare alphanumeric versions any longer.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

Before the update can be installed please make sure that wget (which is on the CDROM media you have recieved) is available on your system. The following command should return, along with other information, the name, version and release of the wget package:
rpm -qi wget
Please install wget if it returns "package wget is not installed".
For the "SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries" the file /var/lib/YaST/update.inf needs two additional entries:
Product_Name: SuSE-SLES
Product_Version: 7
Please do not add these lines if you are not running the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7.
Afterwards the update itself can easily be installed onto a running system by using the following commands:
rpm -Fhv yast2-core-pkginfo.rpm rpm -Fhv yast2-config-online-update.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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