[Python-Dev] Unexpected rexec behavior due to _sre

Fredrik Lundh Fredrik Lundh" <effbot@telia.com
Tue, 12 Sep 2000 23:50:53 +0200

andrew wrote:
> Are we sure that it's not possible to engineer segfaults or other
> nastiness by deliberately feeding _sre bad data?

it's pretty easy to trick _sre into reading from the wrong place
(however, it shouldn't be possible to return such data to the
Python level, and you can write into arbitrary locations).

fixing this would probably hurt performance, but I can look into it.

can the Bastion module be used to wrap entire modules?