Embedded python security

Paul Rubin phr-n2002a at nightsong.com
Wed Jan 16 02:47:03 CET 2002


JavaDave98 at aol.com (Dave Conrad) writes:
> The thing is, I don't need users trying to hack the server through the
> scripts, and I know that those kind of security issues have been tackled
> in the case of javascript since it is used for client-side web scripting.
> My question is, have these kinds of issues been dealt with in python?  Is
> there some kind of "sandbox" I can run python scripts in?

Yes, see the docs for the rexec/bastion module.  I don't know if I'd
trust it for high-security purposes though.



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