just at xs4all.nl
Sun Jun 1 12:17:43 CEST 2003
In article <hIqp1WAG0c2+Ew1+ at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk>,
Robin Becker <robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:
> This recently slashdotted paper
> suggests that many common algorithms (including perl hashing) are open to low
> DoS attack.
> I know that the Timbot and other python 'bots are pretty smart, but are there
> algorithms that suffer the same vulnerabilities?
> Regular expression matching seems like a pretty easy target for some devilish
There's a thread on python-dev about this, started by one of the authors
of the above paper.
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