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Re: Malicious module on CPAN

by marto (Cardinal)
on Jul 29, 2020 at 14:01 UTC ( #11119973=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Malicious module on CPAN

Thanks for spreading the word. This isn't the first really dodgy thing I've seen on cpan (e.g. rt://100658), metacpan grep timed out while I searched for similar. Perhaps some work can be done regarding smoke testing, optionally attempting to determine potentially dangerous modules then flag them for review in some way. I'll have a think.

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