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Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:03:32 -0400
From: Donald Stufft <>
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Subject: Assign a CVE for Python's restkit Please

Pythons Restskit[1][2][3][4] does not properly validate TLS
(see It appears to simply use
ssl.wrap_socket from the standard library, which does not do any validation
by default. This can be verified by doing:

    >>> from restkit import request
    >>> r = request("")
    >>> r.body_string()

Can a CVE be assigned for this?


Donald Stufft
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