Notes about Python Security.
Nicole King (cats-muvva.net) wrote a taint mode for CPython 3.0: Python Taint Management.
amaury: The patch is indeed huge!
fijall: it seems that every function that returns a PyObject must be modified
fijall: need to patch (...) all places that might modify anything. (All side effects)
=> ncoghlan: PyPy is still a *much* better platform for that kind of experimentation than CPython
See also the presentation: Securing Python: Controling the abilities of the interpreter, PyCon US 2007, Brett Cannon and Eric Wohlstadter
Python Security Response Team
- Brett Cannon
Email: security AT python.org
Controlling Access to Resources Within The Python Interpreter
Paper: Controlling Access to Resources Within The Python Interpreter, Brett Cannon and Eric Wohlstadter, University of British Columbia