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Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 20:59:44 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <>
CC: oss-security <>
Subject: CVE-2009-3627 assignment notification - HTML-Parser-3.63

Hello Steve, vendors,

   Mark Martinec reported a denial of service flaw ((infinite loop),
present in HTML-Parser in versions prior to 3.63,  while parsing
HTML entity with invalid UTF-8 character.


Upstream patch:

Affected versions:
Issue was confirmed in 3.55 version of perl HTML-Parser module.

CVE identifier:
CVE identifier of CVE-2009-3627 has been already assigned to this issue.

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

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