Python - remote object protocols and security

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at
Mon Jul 15 19:31:17 CEST 2013

----- Original Message -----
> On 15-7-2013 13:17, Dave Angel wrote:
> > On 07/15/2013 06:20 AM, Jean-Michel Pichavant wrote:
> >> In text format... sorry for my previous html post
> >>
> >> Hello everyone,
> >>
> >> I'd like to exchange some simple python objects over the internet.
> >> I initially planned to use Pyro, after reading
> >> I'm still puzzled.
> Hi, Pyro's author here.
> I agree that this chapter of the manual can use some cleanup.
> Is there anything in particular that you are puzzled about at this
> time?

Nothing wrong with the manual, just my poor knowledge of security issues.

> >>
> >> I don't mind encrypting data, if someone wants to sniff what I'm
> >> sending, he's welcome.
> >>
> I don't quite understand what you're saying in this sentence: is it
> okay if someone
> eavesdrops on your unencrypted data stream?

It's okay is someone eavesdrops, my English is as bad as my net code.

> Pyro since version 4.20 uses a serialization format that is safe
> against arbitrary code
> Cheers
> Irmen de Jong

Thanks for the clarifications (and writing Pyro), I'll make sure I'll be using 4.20+.



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