Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 824602
CVE-2012-2921 python-feedparser: DoS via memory consumption processing ENTITY declarations [fedora-all]
Last modified: 2013-01-29 18:49:22 EST
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Bodhi refuses to add the bug IDs with the initial submission and continues to refuse doing that:
| 500 Internal error
| The server encountered an unexpected condition which prevented it from
| fulfilling the request.
Tried half a dozen times to edit the ticket. Always error 500:
Dunno about Fedora 15 and 16, which are stuck at feedparser 5.0.1. Package owner has had objections to update to 5.1
and has not responded to the request to update to 5.1.2 (the security fix) since May 8th: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=787401#c12
I suspect an issue with the recent bugzilla is causing that error you're seeing from bodhi (unfortunately). Just tried and no error, but no access either.
I'm not so concerned about Fedora 15, but it would be good to get this into Fedora 16. I'll add a comment to the noted bug. Thanks.
python-feedparser-5.1.2-2.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
python-feedparser-5.1.2-2.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
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