perl -- regular expressions unicode data buffer overflow

2007-11-05T00:00:00
ID 5B47C279-8CB5-11DC-8878-0016179B2DD5
Type freebsd
Reporter FreeBSD
Modified 2007-11-07T00:00:00

Description

Red Hat reports:

A flaw was found in Perl's regular expression engine. Specially crafted input to a regular expression can cause Perl to improperly allocate memory, possibly resulting in arbitrary code running with the permissions of the user running Perl.