SUSE-SU-2015:2156-1: moderate: Security update for python-requests

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Mon Nov 30 07:10:19 MST 2015

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for python-requests

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2015:2156-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #922448 #935252 
Cross-References:   CVE-2015-2296
Affected Products:
                    SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.


   python-requests was updated to fix one security issue.

   This security issue was fixed:

   - CVE-2015-2296: The resolve_redirects function in allowed
     remote attackers to conduct session fixation attacks via a cookie
     without a host value in a redirect. (bsc#922448)

   This non-security issue was fixed:

   - Don't use the hardcoded path for certificates. (bsc#935252)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:

      zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-python-requests-12235=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5 (x86_64):



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