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Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 20:51:34 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <>
CC: oss-security <>
Subject: CVE-2009-3626 assigment notification - Perl - perl-5.10.1

Hello Steve, vendors,

   Mark Martinec reported Perl crash while processing utf-8 character
with large and invalid codepoint.

---------- (original source) (perl bug) (PoC)

Affected versions:
Have checked Perl of versions perl-5.8.0, perl-5.8.5, perl-5.8.8, perl-5.10.0
is not vulnerable to this flaw.

Issue was confirmed in Perl of version perl-5.10.1, as available at:

CVE identifier:
CVE identifier of CVE-2009-3626 has been already assigned to this issue.

Thanks && Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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