It took a bit but I am happy to report that all openSUSE 13.1 images in Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine and Microsoft Azure public cloud environments have been refreshed. After the latest round of the GNU-TLS and OpenSSL fixes the security was, as usual, extremely efficient in providing fixed packages and these have been available in all cloud images via zypper up since last Friday. As of today the base images available in the public cloud frameworks contain the fixes by default.
In Amazon the new images are as follows:
- ap-northeast-1: ami-79296078
- ap-southeast-1: ami-84a7fbd6
- ap-southeast-2: ami-41cbae7b
- eu-west-1: ami-b56aa4c2
- sa-east-1: ami-bffb54a2
- us-east-1: ami-5e708d36
- us-west-1: ami-16f2f553
- us-west-2: ami-b7097487
In Google compute engine the image name is: opensuse-13-1-v20140609
The old image (opensuse131-v20140417) has been deprecated. To access the image you will need to add –image=opensuse-cloud/global/images/opensuse-13-1-v20140609 as the openSUSE images are not yet fully integrated into the GCE framework. Still working on that part with Google. This image also has upgrades to the google-cloud-sdk package and enable the bq (big-query) command. The gcloud command is still a bit rough around the edges, but the gcutil command should work as expected. Eventually gcutil is going to be deprecated by Google thus there is work to be done to fix the integration issues with the gcloud command. If anyone has time to work on that please send submit request to the google-cloud-sdk package in the Cloud:Tools project in OBS. Unfortunately Google still hasn’t posted the source anywhere for open collaboration . They’ll get there eventually. I will try and push any changes upstream.
In Azure just search for openSUSE in the Gallery, it’s more of a point an click thing
And that’s a wrap. Not certain we will be able to improve on the speed of such fire drill updates, but we’ll try to keep refreshing images as quickly as time allows when critical vulnerabilities in the core libraries get exposed.
Have a lot of fun….