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Safety of pickle?

Is it safe to unpickle data from an untrusted source? Is it safe to use
the values returned without lots of annoying type checking?
Jul 18 '05 #1
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Leif K-Brooks <eu*****@ecritters.biz> writes:
Is it safe to unpickle data from an untrusted source? Is it safe to
use the values returned without lots of annoying type checking?


No.
Jul 18 '05 #2

Leif> Is it safe to unpickle data from an untrusted source?

No.

Leif> Is it safe to use the values returned without lots of annoying
Leif> type checking?

Depends upon how much validation you did before unpickling.

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