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Re: Isn't it High Time for perl-5.8.9?

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Dave Mitchell
March 11, 2007 15:40
Re: Isn't it High Time for perl-5.8.9?
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On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 12:26:17AM +0200, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> Another bug that I'm aware of is:
> It existed in the entire perl-5.8.x branch and may have some security 
> implications.

The bug is fixed in bleed, but the fix is too complex to be back-ported to
to the maint branch. I don't believe it has any security complications.
Okay, so it segfaults. There are many ways to segfault a 5.8.x
If you have a system where an intruder can can cause your interpreter to
compile code of his choice, then a segfault is the least of your worries.

That he said that that that that is is is debatable, is debatable.

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