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Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:07:29 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Subject: Re: libjson-ruby: catastrophic backtracking

----- "Michael Gilbert" <> wrote:

> hi all,
> should a cve id be issued for the following "catastrophic
> backtracking" issue in libjson-ruby?
> (note two separate issues fixed there)

Can someone elaborate on what "catastrophic backtracking" means? Is this a DoS?



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