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

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A rather old unpatched Python security vulnerability has resurfaced, causing researchers to warn that hundreds of thousands of projects might be vulnerable to code execution. 

Cybersecurity researchers from Trellix have recently spotted (opens in new tab) CVE-2007-4559, a flaw in the Python tarfile package, first discovered back in 2007. 

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