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Author neologix
Recipients barry, benjamin.peterson, christian.heimes, georg.brandl, neologix, pitrou, python-dev, sbt, vstinner
Date 2013-08-21.12:08:26
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> Christian Heimes added the comment:
> I have taken care of Antoine's and Victor's reviews. The fix has landed in Python 2.7, 3.3 and 3.4. What about 2.6, 3.1 and 3.2? After all it's a security fix (although I don't consider its severity as high).

There's still the #if 0 in the patch you committed.

And basically, because PySSL_RAND_atfork_child() is not async-signal
safe, the interpreter is now subject to random deadlocks/crash in
multi-threaded processes. I personally don't consider this a security
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