Werk #12700: Fix false positives and high CPU for smart ping

Component Core & setup
Title Fix false positives and high CPU for smart ping
Date Oct 26, 2021
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Enterprise (CEE)
Checkmk Version 2.1.0i1 2.0.0p16
Level Trivial Change
Class Bug Fix
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

A timeout from a host being checked by smart ping could result in 100% CPU usage for the process and the program would stop working properly. This may in turn result in false positives for some hosts.

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