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bpo-25750: Add test on bad descriptor __get__() (GH-9084)

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jdemeyer authored and vstinner committed Oct 19, 2018
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  1. +21 −0 Lib/test/
  2. +23 −0 Modules/_testcapimodule.c
@@ -13,6 +13,11 @@
from copy import deepcopy
from test import support

import _testcapi
except ImportError:
_testcapi = None

class OperatorsTest(unittest.TestCase):

@@ -4757,6 +4762,22 @@ def __call__(self, arg):
r"<bound method qualname of <object object at .*>>")

@unittest.skipIf(_testcapi is None, 'need the _testcapi module')
def test_bpo25750(self):
# bpo-25750: calling a descriptor (implemented as built-in
# function with METH_FASTCALL) should not crash CPython if the
# descriptor deletes itself from the class.
class Descr:
__get__ = _testcapi.bad_get

class X:
descr = Descr()
def __new__(cls):
cls.descr = None
# Create this large list to corrupt some unused memory
cls.lst = [2**i for i in range(10000)]

class DictProxyTests(unittest.TestCase):
def setUp(self):
@@ -4550,6 +4550,28 @@ new_hamt(PyObject *self, PyObject *args)

/* def bad_get(self, obj, cls):
return repr(self)
static PyObject*
bad_get(PyObject *module, PyObject *const *args, Py_ssize_t nargs)
if (nargs != 3) {
PyErr_SetString(PyExc_TypeError, "bad_get requires exactly 3 arguments");
return NULL;

PyObject *res = PyObject_CallObject(args[2], NULL);
if (res == NULL) {
return NULL;

return PyObject_Repr(args[0]);

static PyObject *
encode_locale_ex(PyObject *self, PyObject *args)
@@ -5017,6 +5039,7 @@ static PyMethodDef TestMethods[] = {
{"get_mapping_items", get_mapping_items, METH_O},
{"test_pythread_tss_key_state", test_pythread_tss_key_state, METH_VARARGS},
{"hamt", new_hamt, METH_NOARGS},
{"bad_get", bad_get, METH_FASTCALL},

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embray Oct 26, 2018


bad_get should be explicitly cast to PyCFunction here, or else the compiler will balk; see

{"EncodeLocaleEx", encode_locale_ex, METH_VARARGS},
{"DecodeLocaleEx", decode_locale_ex, METH_VARARGS},
{"get_coreconfig", get_coreconfig, METH_NOARGS},

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