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Bug Fix Advisory rhn-client-tools and yum-rhn-plugin bug fix and ehnancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2011:0565-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2011-05-19
Last updated on: 2011-05-19
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Details

Updated rhn-client-tools and yum-rhn-plugin packages that fix several bugs and
add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The rhn-client-tools and yum-rhn-plugin packages provide programs and libraries
that allow a system to receive software updates from Red Hat Network (RHN) and
Red Hat Network Satellite.

These updated rhn-client-tools and yum-rhn-plugin packages include numerous bug
fixes and enhancements. Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this
advisory. Users are directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 Technical Notes
for information on the most significant of these changes:

https://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html-single/6.1_Technical_Notes/index.html#RHBA-2011-0565

All users of rhn-client-tools and yum-rhn-plugin are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which provide numerous bug fixes and enhancements.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red
Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: eb5a469c6071e350e94ea13c99dec282
SHA-256: 31d3d7d06fc5432880fdb52a69ae903663fed593b4377e9a5d6e3444b470c1a3
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: ce134e80dbcab5486029477c6c97a0dc
SHA-256: e5e275a94fe57053b8dab94e558e603012f1627f4f29eebc65ee8b748615c38b
 
IA-32:
rhn-check-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: 931728b2b14d7ad4a3fa2679863a8c8c
SHA-256: 38b93d4bf5ca91c89d21cdc6c09176b0b50b819940a1664b13e623ec8f4346b8
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c182130a63718c78fbf89c52cadbbde0
SHA-256: b1056030702164e7e7a839e0c7baa06e9f68efa6d03a979e93b4cb0b880aa651
rhn-setup-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c0bac5dfced15342aeaee84352a11001
SHA-256: 56a1bd7663fea2859b7668eba4be79d85f574f5ea7c52496525c75f768876e8e
rhn-setup-gnome-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: bc5d86fafa33f0b13973b7d74a394775
SHA-256: 4ceffbb1bbf448af5b45e293565c373f0bce2690eec3a4bf78caa5dd349c52c5
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: 92a23c1134e58263b3cfc3b8f76a8a88
SHA-256: 0366d8611fb550e2e786ccddc43475065244acdbddfa2fd26830846ffb68521e
 
x86_64:
rhn-check-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: 931728b2b14d7ad4a3fa2679863a8c8c
SHA-256: 38b93d4bf5ca91c89d21cdc6c09176b0b50b819940a1664b13e623ec8f4346b8
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c182130a63718c78fbf89c52cadbbde0
SHA-256: b1056030702164e7e7a839e0c7baa06e9f68efa6d03a979e93b4cb0b880aa651
rhn-setup-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c0bac5dfced15342aeaee84352a11001
SHA-256: 56a1bd7663fea2859b7668eba4be79d85f574f5ea7c52496525c75f768876e8e
rhn-setup-gnome-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: bc5d86fafa33f0b13973b7d74a394775
SHA-256: 4ceffbb1bbf448af5b45e293565c373f0bce2690eec3a4bf78caa5dd349c52c5
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: 92a23c1134e58263b3cfc3b8f76a8a88
SHA-256: 0366d8611fb550e2e786ccddc43475065244acdbddfa2fd26830846ffb68521e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: eb5a469c6071e350e94ea13c99dec282
SHA-256: 31d3d7d06fc5432880fdb52a69ae903663fed593b4377e9a5d6e3444b470c1a3
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: ce134e80dbcab5486029477c6c97a0dc
SHA-256: e5e275a94fe57053b8dab94e558e603012f1627f4f29eebc65ee8b748615c38b
 
x86_64:
rhn-check-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: 931728b2b14d7ad4a3fa2679863a8c8c
SHA-256: 38b93d4bf5ca91c89d21cdc6c09176b0b50b819940a1664b13e623ec8f4346b8
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c182130a63718c78fbf89c52cadbbde0
SHA-256: b1056030702164e7e7a839e0c7baa06e9f68efa6d03a979e93b4cb0b880aa651
rhn-setup-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c0bac5dfced15342aeaee84352a11001
SHA-256: 56a1bd7663fea2859b7668eba4be79d85f574f5ea7c52496525c75f768876e8e
rhn-setup-gnome-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: bc5d86fafa33f0b13973b7d74a394775
SHA-256: 4ceffbb1bbf448af5b45e293565c373f0bce2690eec3a4bf78caa5dd349c52c5
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: 92a23c1134e58263b3cfc3b8f76a8a88
SHA-256: 0366d8611fb550e2e786ccddc43475065244acdbddfa2fd26830846ffb68521e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: eb5a469c6071e350e94ea13c99dec282
SHA-256: 31d3d7d06fc5432880fdb52a69ae903663fed593b4377e9a5d6e3444b470c1a3
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: ce134e80dbcab5486029477c6c97a0dc
SHA-256: e5e275a94fe57053b8dab94e558e603012f1627f4f29eebc65ee8b748615c38b
 
IA-32:
rhn-check-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: 931728b2b14d7ad4a3fa2679863a8c8c
SHA-256: 38b93d4bf5ca91c89d21cdc6c09176b0b50b819940a1664b13e623ec8f4346b8
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c182130a63718c78fbf89c52cadbbde0
SHA-256: b1056030702164e7e7a839e0c7baa06e9f68efa6d03a979e93b4cb0b880aa651
rhn-setup-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c0bac5dfced15342aeaee84352a11001
SHA-256: 56a1bd7663fea2859b7668eba4be79d85f574f5ea7c52496525c75f768876e8e
rhn-setup-gnome-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: bc5d86fafa33f0b13973b7d74a394775
SHA-256: 4ceffbb1bbf448af5b45e293565c373f0bce2690eec3a4bf78caa5dd349c52c5
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: 92a23c1134e58263b3cfc3b8f76a8a88
SHA-256: 0366d8611fb550e2e786ccddc43475065244acdbddfa2fd26830846ffb68521e
 
PPC:
rhn-check-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: 931728b2b14d7ad4a3fa2679863a8c8c
SHA-256: 38b93d4bf5ca91c89d21cdc6c09176b0b50b819940a1664b13e623ec8f4346b8
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c182130a63718c78fbf89c52cadbbde0
SHA-256: b1056030702164e7e7a839e0c7baa06e9f68efa6d03a979e93b4cb0b880aa651
rhn-setup-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c0bac5dfced15342aeaee84352a11001
SHA-256: 56a1bd7663fea2859b7668eba4be79d85f574f5ea7c52496525c75f768876e8e
rhn-setup-gnome-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: bc5d86fafa33f0b13973b7d74a394775
SHA-256: 4ceffbb1bbf448af5b45e293565c373f0bce2690eec3a4bf78caa5dd349c52c5
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: 92a23c1134e58263b3cfc3b8f76a8a88
SHA-256: 0366d8611fb550e2e786ccddc43475065244acdbddfa2fd26830846ffb68521e
 
s390x:
rhn-check-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: 931728b2b14d7ad4a3fa2679863a8c8c
SHA-256: 38b93d4bf5ca91c89d21cdc6c09176b0b50b819940a1664b13e623ec8f4346b8
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c182130a63718c78fbf89c52cadbbde0
SHA-256: b1056030702164e7e7a839e0c7baa06e9f68efa6d03a979e93b4cb0b880aa651
rhn-setup-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c0bac5dfced15342aeaee84352a11001
SHA-256: 56a1bd7663fea2859b7668eba4be79d85f574f5ea7c52496525c75f768876e8e
rhn-setup-gnome-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: bc5d86fafa33f0b13973b7d74a394775
SHA-256: 4ceffbb1bbf448af5b45e293565c373f0bce2690eec3a4bf78caa5dd349c52c5
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: 92a23c1134e58263b3cfc3b8f76a8a88
SHA-256: 0366d8611fb550e2e786ccddc43475065244acdbddfa2fd26830846ffb68521e
 
x86_64:
rhn-check-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: 931728b2b14d7ad4a3fa2679863a8c8c
SHA-256: 38b93d4bf5ca91c89d21cdc6c09176b0b50b819940a1664b13e623ec8f4346b8
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c182130a63718c78fbf89c52cadbbde0
SHA-256: b1056030702164e7e7a839e0c7baa06e9f68efa6d03a979e93b4cb0b880aa651
rhn-setup-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c0bac5dfced15342aeaee84352a11001
SHA-256: 56a1bd7663fea2859b7668eba4be79d85f574f5ea7c52496525c75f768876e8e
rhn-setup-gnome-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: bc5d86fafa33f0b13973b7d74a394775
SHA-256: 4ceffbb1bbf448af5b45e293565c373f0bce2690eec3a4bf78caa5dd349c52c5
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: 92a23c1134e58263b3cfc3b8f76a8a88
SHA-256: 0366d8611fb550e2e786ccddc43475065244acdbddfa2fd26830846ffb68521e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: eb5a469c6071e350e94ea13c99dec282
SHA-256: 31d3d7d06fc5432880fdb52a69ae903663fed593b4377e9a5d6e3444b470c1a3
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: ce134e80dbcab5486029477c6c97a0dc
SHA-256: e5e275a94fe57053b8dab94e558e603012f1627f4f29eebc65ee8b748615c38b
 
IA-32:
rhn-check-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: 931728b2b14d7ad4a3fa2679863a8c8c
SHA-256: 38b93d4bf5ca91c89d21cdc6c09176b0b50b819940a1664b13e623ec8f4346b8
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c182130a63718c78fbf89c52cadbbde0
SHA-256: b1056030702164e7e7a839e0c7baa06e9f68efa6d03a979e93b4cb0b880aa651
rhn-setup-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c0bac5dfced15342aeaee84352a11001
SHA-256: 56a1bd7663fea2859b7668eba4be79d85f574f5ea7c52496525c75f768876e8e
rhn-setup-gnome-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: bc5d86fafa33f0b13973b7d74a394775
SHA-256: 4ceffbb1bbf448af5b45e293565c373f0bce2690eec3a4bf78caa5dd349c52c5
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: 92a23c1134e58263b3cfc3b8f76a8a88
SHA-256: 0366d8611fb550e2e786ccddc43475065244acdbddfa2fd26830846ffb68521e
 
x86_64:
rhn-check-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: 931728b2b14d7ad4a3fa2679863a8c8c
SHA-256: 38b93d4bf5ca91c89d21cdc6c09176b0b50b819940a1664b13e623ec8f4346b8
rhn-client-tools-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c182130a63718c78fbf89c52cadbbde0
SHA-256: b1056030702164e7e7a839e0c7baa06e9f68efa6d03a979e93b4cb0b880aa651
rhn-setup-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: c0bac5dfced15342aeaee84352a11001
SHA-256: 56a1bd7663fea2859b7668eba4be79d85f574f5ea7c52496525c75f768876e8e
rhn-setup-gnome-1.0.0-61.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1702
    MD5: bc5d86fafa33f0b13973b7d74a394775
SHA-256: 4ceffbb1bbf448af5b45e293565c373f0bce2690eec3a4bf78caa5dd349c52c5
yum-rhn-plugin-0.9.1-26.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1703
    MD5: 92a23c1134e58263b3cfc3b8f76a8a88
SHA-256: 0366d8611fb550e2e786ccddc43475065244acdbddfa2fd26830846ffb68521e
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

596108 - Do not allow user to register twice (or warn them)
602609 - GUI rhn_register - DeprecationWarning: use set_markup() instead self.dialog.label.set_line_wrap(False)
606222 - Keyboard navigation broken on rhn view
617066 - [ml_IN] buttons at the bottom of software update screen is getting cut for Malayalam when resolution is lower (using vesa driver)
621138 - rhn-client-tools does not count CPUs on s390
625791 - networkRetries = nonsense runs unlimited, set some default
626739 - Include support for Satellite 5.4.0 Maintenance Window / Staged Deployment feature
626752 - guest virtualization type detection during registration is flawed
627525 - yum-rhn-plugin makes impossible to use yum-plugin-tsflags
630575 - [or_IN][Shortcut-Key][Firstboot] - No Shortcut key found for RHN No Thanks Button
632282 - rhn_register GUI ignores "hostedWhitelist=" setting
634835 - [ru_RU] Tag are there in Firstboot, while those should not be
638982 - error sending hardware profile when non-xmlrpc-compliant chars are returned by dmidecode
649233 - RHN client tools: rhn_register shows busy cursor after clicking back
651403 - Registration Wizard references RHEL 5 on RHEL 6 systems
651777 - missing man page for rhn-channel utility
651789 - rhn-channel should report error when adding/removing wrong channel
651792 - rhn-channel: RFE: list all available channels related to my system.
651857 - rhn-channel: tracebacks at various options combination
652424 - useNoSSLForPackages fails
656380 - yum-rhn-plugin: do not disable SSL server name check for XMLRPC communication
666463 - [RHEL 6] rhnplugin does not respect metadata_expire setting
666545 - [RHEL 6] rhn_check incorrectly reports success when packages weren't found due to out-of-date yum cache
666860 - firstboot attempts to register with RHN after selecting entitlement system
667739 - use accessibility tags in glade files to increase usability by 'assistive technologies'
679217 - firstboot panel "Finish Updates Setup" message is incomplete for
680124 - s390x /proc/cpuinfo returns wrong number of processors on RHEL6
684245 - When running with non-English locales, selection of subscription-manager in firstboot fails
684248 - Firstboot rhn-setup-gnome pages are not localized
688870 - yum fails when rhnplugin.repos contain name of channel that is not present
690234 - Command "yum groupinstall" fails
691188 - [abrt] yum-3.2.27-14.el6_0.1: rhnserver.py:64:__call__:SSLCertificateVerifyFailedError: The SSL certificate failed verification.
697835 - LANG=cs_CZ.UTF-8 rhnreg_ks --help causes traceback


References



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