Security update for python-httplib2

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python-httplib2
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:1637-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1171998 #1182053
Cross-References:CVE-2020-11078 CVE-2021-21240
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for python-httplib2 contains the following fixes:
Security fixes included in this update:

  • CVE-2021-21240: Fixed a regular expression denial of service via malicious header (bsc#1182053).
  • CVE-2020-11078: Fixed an issue where an attacker could change request headers and body (bsc#1171998).

Non security fixes included in this update:
  • Update in SLE to 0.19.0 (bsc#1182053, CVE-2021-21240)

  • update to 0.19.0: * auth: parse headers using pyparsing instead of regexp * auth: WSSE token needs to be string not bytes

  • update to 0.18.1: (bsc#1171998, CVE-2020-11078) * explicit build-backend workaround for pip build isolation bug * IMPORTANT security vulnerability CWE-93 CRLF injection Force %xx quote of space, CR, LF characters in uri. * Ship test suite in source dist

  • Update to 0.17.1 * python3: no_proxy was not checked with https * feature: Http().redirect_codes set, works after follow(_all)_redirects check This allows one line workaround for old gcloud library that uses 308 response without redirect semantics. * IMPORTANT cache invalidation change, fix 307 keep method, add 308 Redirects * proxy: username/password as str compatible with pysocks * python2: regression in connect() error handling * add support for password protected certificate files * feature: Http.close() to clean persistent connections and sensitive data

  • Update to 0.14.0: * Python3: PROXY_TYPE_SOCKS5 with str user/pass raised TypeError

  • version update to 0.13.1 0.13.1 * Python3: Use no_proxy 0.13.0 * Allow setting TLS max/min versions 0.12.3 * No changes to library. Distribute py3 wheels. 0.12.1 * Catch socket timeouts and clear dead connection * Officially support Python 3.7 (package metadata) 0.12.0 * Drop support for Python 3.3 * ca_certs from environment HTTPLIB2_CA_CERTS or certifi * PROXY_TYPE_HTTP with non-empty user/pass raised TypeError: bytes required * Revert http:443->https workaround * eliminate connection pool read race * cache: stronger safename 0.11.3 * No changes, just reupload of 0.11.2 after fixing automatic release conditions in Travis. 0.11.2 * proxy: py3 NameError basestring 0.11.1 * Fix HTTP(S)ConnectionWithTimeout AttributeError proxy_info 0.11.0 * Add DigiCert Global Root G2 serial 033af1e6a711a9a0bb2864b11d09fae5 * python3 proxy support * If no_proxy environment value ends with comma then proxy is not used * fix UnicodeDecodeError using socks5 proxy * Respect NO_PROXY env var in proxy_info_from_url * NO_PROXY=bar was matching foobar (suffix without dot delimiter) New behavior matches curl/wget:
    - will only skip proxy for exact hostname match - no_proxy=.wild.card will skip proxy for any.subdomains.wild.card * Bugfix for Content-Encoding: deflate
  • deleted patches - Removing certifi patch: httplib2 started to use certifi and this is already bent to use system certificate bundle by another patch
  • Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-15-2021-1637=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 (noarch):
      • python3-httplib2-0.19.0-1.8.1