Recommended update for python-simplejson

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):
      • python-simplejson-3.8.2-6.1
      • python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.8.2-6.1
      • python-simplejson-debugsource-3.8.2-6.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
      • python-simplejson-3.8.2-6.1
      • python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.8.2-6.1
      • python-simplejson-debugsource-3.8.2-6.1