openSUSE has issued an advisory today (January 23):
The issue is fixed upstream in 0.4.6.
Fixed upstream in 0.4.6
Assigning to out Python stack maintainers, CC'ing the registered maintainer.
This package is used by calibre.
Fixed upstream in 0.4.6 =>
MGA8-64 MATE on Acer Aspire 5253
No installation issues.
This is a library for "statefull programmatic web browsing", clearly developers area.
As is does not disturb anythinf, giving the OK on clean install.
From comment 2: "This package is used by calibre."
Not knowing *how* it's used, I ran calibre before updating and looked for ways in which it interacts with the Web, thinking that would be where it might be used. I thought the most likely place was in searching for ebooks, so I tried a search for "The Hobbit," which it found in several places, including some that were for free. I tried to download an epub copy, but it failed. Details of why weren't something I understand.
I also tried converting an existing book from epub to htmlz, though I have no idea if it would use this package, which seemed to work as designed.
There were no issues with installing the update. I performed the above tests again, with the same results, so I guess there are no new regressions.
Validating the OK.
An update for this issue has been pushed to the Mageia Updates repository.