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- Subject: Re: Bytecode: Safe or not? / luac manual
- From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@...>
- Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 17:29:32 -0200
> "Lua always performs a thorough integrity test on precompiled chunks"?
> I thought everybody agreed that bytecode is unsafe in 5.1.
> How can the contradiction be solved?
It was solved in 5.2 by removing the bytecode verifier,
mainly because Peter Cawley has shown several exploits
of flaws in the bytecode verifier of Lua 5.1. See also