15-year-old Python flaw found in "over 350,000" projects

15-year-old Python flaw found in “over 350,000” projects

At least 350,000 open source projects are believed to be potentially vulnerable to exploitation via a Python module flaw that has remained unpatched for 15 years. On Tuesday, security firm Trellix said its threat researchers encountered a vulnerability in Python. tarfile module, which provides a way to read and write sets of compressed files called …

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