Is python buffer overflow proof?

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Tue Aug 4 14:27:27 CEST 2009


Marcus Wanner wrote:
> On 8/3/2009 3:45 AM, Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
>> But you can cast the resulting pointer to an array of larger size, and 
>> there you are.
>
> Ah, that makes sense. I had forgotten about ctypes.cast().

You *can* shoot yourself in the foot with Python, you just have 
to aim much more carefully than you do with C/C++.

-tkc





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