Serious privacy leak in Python for Windows

Robin Becker robin at
Wed Jan 16 09:37:51 EST 2002

In article <20020116074215.461$Fy at>, Hernan M.
Foffani <hfoffani at> writes
>> Just to be clear, precisely what versions of Python need this fix?
>> 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, 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 stuff doesn't have it.
Robin Becker

More information about the Python-list mailing list