[Python-Dev] Critical bash vulnerability CVE-2014-6271 may affect Python on *n*x and OSX
stefan_ml at behnel.de
Fri Sep 26 14:56:05 CEST 2014
Jeremy Sanders schrieb am 26.09.2014 um 09:28:
> Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>> Fortunately, Python's subprocess has its `shell` argument default to
>> False. However, `os.system` invokes the shell implicitly and is
>> therefore a possible attack vector.
> Of course anything called by subprocess with shell=False may invoke the
> shell itself if it runs other processes.
Ok, but does that really make it a relevant topic for python-dev?
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