Serious privacy leak in Python for Windows

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Jan 16 15:37:51 CET 2002


In article <20020116074215.461$Fy at news.newsreader.com>, Hernan M.
Foffani <hfoffani at yahoo.com> writes
>> Just to be clear, precisely what versions of Python need this fix?
>Does
>> this apply only to ActiveState Python, does it apply to anyone who
>> downloads win32all, or does it apply to all Python downloads for
>> Windows?
>
>ups! Does Python for Windows, downloaded from python.org, have the
>problem? I don't think so, but I may be wrong...
>
>
>
You need to have installed one of the win32all distributions for this to
affect you. I believe that comes as standard with the Activestate
distros, but the python.org stuff doesn't have it.
-- 
Robin Becker



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