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Sicherheit: Denial of Service in Perl
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Name: Denial of Service in Perl
ID: FEDORA-2016-5a9313e4b4
Distribution: Fedora
Plattformen: Fedora 22
Datum: Sa, 7. Mai 2016, 08:31
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-8853

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Name        : perl
Product : Fedora 22
Version : 5.20.3
Release : 330.fc22
URL : http://www.perl.org/
Summary : Practical Extraction and Report Language
Description :
Perl is a high-level programming language with roots in C, sed, awk and shell
scripting. Perl is good at handling processes and files, and is especially
good at handling text. Perl's hallmarks are practicality and efficiency.
While it is used to do a lot of different things, Perl's most common
applications are system administration utilities and web programming. A large
proportion of the CGI scripts on the web are written in Perl. You need the
perl package installed on your system so that your system can handle Perl
scripts.

Install this package if you want to program in Perl or enable your system to
handle Perl scripts.

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Update Information:

This release fixes CVE-2015-8853 (regexp matching hangs indefinitely on illegal
UTF-8 input).
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1329106 - CVE-2015-8853 perl: regexp matching hangs indefinitely
on illegal UTF-8 input
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1329106
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update perl' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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