[Python-Dev] Hash collision security issue (now public)

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jan 4 11:55:13 CET 2012

On Wed, 4 Jan 2012 09:59:15 +0200
Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it *really* a security issue? We knew all along that dicts are
> O(n^2) in worst case scenario, how is this suddenly a security
> problem?

Because it has been shown to be exploitable for malicious purposes?



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