file before 5.19 does not properly restrict the amount of data read
during a regex search, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted file that triggers
backtracking during processing of an awk rule. NOTE: this
vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-7345.
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