The gnu regular expression code in file 4.20 allows context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted
document with a large number of line feed characters, which is not
well handled by OS/2 REXX regular expressions that use wildcards, as
originally reported for AMaViS.
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