This ancient unpatched Python security flaw could leave thousands of projects vulnerable

A fairly old, unpatched Python vulnerability has resurfaced, prompting researchers to warn that hundreds of thousands of projects could be vulnerable to code execution.

That’s what cybersecurity researchers at Trellix recently discovered (opens in new tab) CVE-2007-4559, a bug in the Python tarfile package first discovered in 2007.

https://www.techradar.com/news/this-ancient-unpatched-python-security-flaw-could-leave-thousands-of-projects-vulnerable This ancient unpatched Python security flaw could leave thousands of projects vulnerable

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