Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:18:32 +0200 From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <carnil@...ian.org> To: OSS Security Mailinglist <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Cc: CVE Assignments MITRE <cve-assign@...re.org> Subject: CVE Request: perl: denial-of-service / Regexp-matching "hangs" indefinitely on illegal input using binmode :utf8 using 100%CPU Hi 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" The Upstream bugreport about this issue: https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=123562 Upstream commit: http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/22b433eff9a1ffa2454e18405a56650f07b385b5 (which e.g. has been as well cherry-picked back to the maint-5.22 branch). It as well was reported in Debian as: https://bugs.debian.org/821848 Could you assign a CVE for this issue? Regards, Salvatore Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (820 bytes)
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