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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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  Original Message  
From: Florian Weimer
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2016 11:19 AM
Reply To: Lua mailing list
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.