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- Subject: Re: Lua exposure to C vulnerabilities?
- From: Russell Haley <russ.haley@...>
- Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2016 14:52:42 -0700
Thanks Florian. So does interfacing a C library (written poorly by me!) with Lua protect me from potential vulnerabilities in that library?
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From: Florian Weimer
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2016 11:19 AM
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Subject: Re: Lua exposure to C vulnerabilities?
* Russell Haley:
> I have understood that some languages written in C suffer from
> security vulnerabilities inherent in the host language.
That's only true for languages which provide access to the C type
system or something closely related (C++ is the prime example). Lua
does not do this.