python-2.7.5-34.el7 fails on some hashlib algorithms, including md4

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  • After installing/upgrading to python-2.7.5-34 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, getting the following Traceback

    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
      File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/", line 111, in __hash_new
        return, string, usedforsecurity)
    ValueError: unsupported hash type


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
    • python-2.7.5-34.el7

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