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|Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2015 9:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201507-11 ] Perl
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Perl: Denial of Service (GLSA 201507-11)
Date: July 10, 2015
A vulnerability in Perl allows a remote attacker to cause Denial of
Perl is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language.
Vulnerable: < 5.20.1-r4
Unaffected: >= 5.20.1-r4
Architectures: All supported architectures
S_regmatch() function lacks proper checks before passing arguments to
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted input, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/perl-5.20.1-r4"