[Python-Dev] RE: buffer overlow in PC/getpathp.c

Mark Hammond MarkH@ActiveState.com
Thu, 28 Sep 2000 13:53:08 +1100

> target buffer.  I am not convinced.  For example, in
> calculate_path(), char
> *pythonhome is initialized from an environment variable and thus

Oh - ok - sorry.  I was speaking from memory.  From memory, I believe you
will find the registry functions safe - but likely not the older
environment based stuff, I agree.

I will be happy to look into this.