[Python-Dev] Status of XML fixes
solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Mar 17 19:59:52 CET 2013
On Sun, 17 Mar 2013 20:00:19 +0100
Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> Eli Bendersky, 17.03.2013 19:25:
> > IMHO Benjamin is right, given that this attack has been known to exist
> > since 2003. Moreover, as it appears that no changes whatsoever are going to
> > make it into 2.7, I don't see why patching of 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3 is needed.
> > As for 3.4, it can't hurt to add an opt-in option for a safe mode to the
> > affected libraries.
> Why keep the libraries vulnerable for another year (3.4 final is expected
> for early 2014), if there is something we can do about them now?
Well, Christian said that his stdlib patch wasn't ready yet.
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