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Re: [perl #46309] Buffer overflow in win32_select() (PATCH included)

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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
June 17, 2008 00:24
Re: [perl #46309] Buffer overflow in win32_select() (PATCH included)
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2007/11/8 Steve Hay <>:
> Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
>> On 10/10/2007, via RT Risto Kankkunen <>
>> wrote:
>>> I've found a nasty buffer overflow problem in win32_select() function
>>> that has made our product, which is using embedded Perl, very
>>> unreliable. We are currently using version 5.8.7, but I have checked
>>> that the problematic code is the same in 5.8.8.
>> No feedback on this from our Win32 experts ?
> I can confirm that the bug still exists in bleadperl (@32245) and that
> the patch in this bug report fixes it (and the test suite still passes
> all tests).
> The patch *looks* OK to me, but I don't really know. Anyone else care to
> comment on it? Is it too late for 5.10 now anyway?

I finally applied it as #34067 to blead.

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