[Python-Dev] Re: Python insecure?

Tim Peters tim.one@comcast.net
Wed, 08 May 2002 15:55:43 -0400

[Jeremy Hylton]
> It sure looks like FUD.  Anyone know this Michael Sierchio guy?  I've
> never heard of him, and Google / citeseer searches don't reveal much.
> I suppose the paper he mentioned was written by someone else.

The plain "Look for a forthcoming paper on Python vulnerabilities" is a sure
sign that no such paper exists, and is unlikely ever to come from the person
making the claim.  However, I bet *you* could write a good and scary paper
on the topic!  I would, except I'm too busy rebooting Win98 <wink>.