Bugzilla – Bug 976584
VUL-0: CVE-2015-8853: perl: regexp matching hangs indefinitely on illegal UTF-8 input
Last modified: 2020-06-29 06:24:16 UTC
A bug in perl can cause regular expressions an malformed UTF8 inputs
to go into a forever loop and consume 100% CPU. The issue was found to
drive a realworld web application into an infinite loop
Upstream bug: https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=123562
bugbot adjusting priority
*** Bug 997948 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 997950 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This is fixed, right?
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This issue was rated as moderate.
Please submit fixed packages until 2018-07-10.
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