SUSE-RU-2017:2203-1: Recommended update for python-simplejson

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Thu Aug 17 10:07:45 MDT 2017

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for python-simplejson

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2017:2203-1
Rating:             low
References:         #1002895 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

   An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


   This update provides python-simplejson 3.8.2, which brings many fixes and

   - Fix issue with iterable_as_array and indent option
   - New iterable_as_array encoder option to perform lazy serialization of
     any iterable objects, without having to convert to tuple or list
   - Do not cache Decimal class in encoder, only reference the decimal module
   - No longer trust custom str/repr methods for int, long, float subclasses:
     these instances are now formatted as if they were exact instances of
     those types
   - Fix reference leak when an error occurs during dict encoding
   - Fix dump when only sort_keys is set
   - Automatically strip any UTF-8 BOM from input to more closely follow the
     latest specs
   - Fix lower bound checking in scan_once / raw_decode API
   - Consistently reject int_as_string_bitcount settings that are not
     positive integers
   - Add int_as_string_bitcount encoder option
   - Fix potential crash when encoder created with incorrect options
   - Documentation updates.

Patch Instructions:

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

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1344=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1344=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):



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