Package Details: python-formatstring 1.1-1

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Package Base: python-formatstring
Description: Library to help the exploitation of format string vulnerabilities
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Licenses: MIT
Submitter: anthraxx
Maintainer: anthraxx
Last Packager: anthraxx
Votes: 1
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2015-11-08 14:37 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2015-11-08 14:37 (UTC)

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MarsSeed commented on 2023-08-18 18:39 (UTC)

Thank you @muflone for submitting your suggestion to @anthraxx here, to allow deliberation instead of going for my earlier deletion request.

I am not an infosec guy so I don't know how useful this exploitation tool from 2015 could be as of today.

But I've found a newer, also Python based alternative (last released in 2020):

One other observation that I've arrived at just now: formatstring has a CLI, so this should not have had the 'python-' name prefix as per current guidelines; whereas formatStringExploiter seems to be an importable library only.

(The latter is not yet available as a PKGBUILD based package.)

Muflone commented on 2023-08-18 12:05 (UTC)

@anthraxx could you please remove the python2-formatstring package from python-formatstring pkgbase?

This is currently broken while the python-formatstring package could still be useful