Heap-based buffer overflow in the Perl_repeatcpy function in util.c in
Perl 5.12.x before 5.12.5, 5.14.x before 5.14.3, and 5.15.x before
15.15.5 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of
service (memory consumption and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary
code via the 'x' string repeat operator.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20121026 Medium severity flaw with Perl 5
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