Queue_log stopped logging

I am running Distro-1.8.2.0-2 and Queuemetrics 1.7.1.5 and ran into the following problem. “Output of queue_log stopped after several hours” I found a links that discuss the bug in Asterisk 1.8. Being new to Asterisk can someone help me on how to apply the patch?

http://forum.queuemetrics.com/index.php?topic=1327.0
https://issues.asterisk.org/jira/browse/ASTERISK-17036

Thank you in advance.