[Python-Dev] Unexpected rexec behavior due to _sre
Guido van Rossum
Tue, 12 Sep 2000 17:27:01 -0500
> Are we sure that it's not possible to engineer segfaults or other
> nastiness by deliberately feeding _sre bad data? This was my primary
> reason for not exposing the PCRE bytecode interface, since it would
> have been difficult to make the code robust against hostile bytecodes.
But how do we support using the re module in restricted mode then?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.pythonlabs.com/~guido/)