Integer overflow in the regular expression engine in Perl 5.8.x allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack
consumption and application crash) by matching a crafted regular
expression against a long string.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20100408 CVE Request -- perl v5.8.* -- stack overflow by processing certain regex (Gentoo BTS#313565 / RH BZ#580605)
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