Bug 847825 - Current version of calibre in Fedora-16 uses embedded copy of python-feedparser rather than the system one
Current version of calibre in Fedora-16 uses embedded copy of python-feedpars...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: calibre (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kevin Fenzi
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 847827
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Reported: 2012-08-13 12:40 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2013-02-13 10:53 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-02-13 10:52:56 EST
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-13 12:40:49 EDT
Description of problem:
Current version of calibre package in Fedora-16 (calibre-0.8.33-2.fc16) uses its own bundled copy of the python-feedparser code (BUILD/calibre/src/calibre/web/feeds/feedparser.py), instead of the system one. Though right now it seems to be updated against all of the recent python-feedparser flaws (CVE-2009-5065, CVE-2011-1156, CVE-2011-1157, and CVE-2011-1158), it is not a good practice to use embedded copy instead of the system one (since once a security flaw is found in the embedded package, both packages [the system one, and the embedding one] need to be updated).

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Check content of BUILD/calibre/src/calibre/web/feeds/feedparser.py 
   and / or check output of 'rpm -q --requires calibre' command
Actual results:
python-feedparser not listed in above rpm command output

Expected results:
python-feedparser listed in rpm check && calibre using system python-feedparser version (python-feedparser-5.1.2-1.fc16 available currently, also containing fixes for above four CVE issues already)

Additional info:
See similar https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=846757 if necessary
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