[Python-Dev] Security Advisory for unicode repr() bug?

Alastair Houghton alastair at alastairs-place.net
Sun Oct 8 14:20:59 CEST 2006

On Oct 7, 2006, at 3:36 PM, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:

> Georg Brandl wrote:
>> skip at pobox.com wrote:
>>> I don't know if Apple has picked up on it (or if the version they  
>>> currently
>>> distribute is affected - 2.3.5 built Oct 5 2005).

> Note that the bug refers to a UCS4 Python build. Most Linux
> distros ship UCS4 builds nowadays, so they care. The Windows
> builds are UCS2 (except maybe the ones for Win64 - don't know)
> which doesn't seem to be affected.

AFAIK the version Apple ship is a UCS2 build, therefore not affected.

Kind regards,



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