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Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 12:29:20 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
To: Jonathan Smith <>
cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Florian Weimer <>,
Subject: Re: CVE request:Perl bug #48156

removing vendor-sec just in case, since oss-security is archived.

Name: CVE-2008-1927
Status: Candidate
Reference: MISC:
Reference: CONFIRM:

Double free vulnerability in Perl 5.8.8 allows context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash)
via a crafted regular expression containing UTF8 characters.  NOTE:
this issue might only be present on certain operating systems.

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