Fedora 16 Update: perl-5.14.2-193.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-12-22 21:43:30

Name        : perl
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 5.14.2
Release     : 193.fc16
URL         : http://www.perl.org/
Summary     : Practical Extraction and Report Language
Description :
Perl is a high-level programming language with roots in C, sed, awk and shell
scripting.  Perl is good at handling processes and files, and is especially
good at handling text.  Perl's hallmarks are practicality and efficiency.
While it is used to do a lot of different things, Perl's most common
applications are system administration utilities and web programming.  A large
proportion of the CGI scripts on the web are written in Perl.  You need the
perl package installed on your system so that your system can handle Perl

Install this package if you want to program in Perl or enable your system to
handle Perl scripts.

Update Information:

Fix <> interrupted by SIGALRM.
This update fixes memory leak when referring named capture group that does not match.

* Tue Dec 20 2011 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.14.2-193
- Fix interrupted reading. Thanks to Šimon Lukašík for reporting this issue
  and thanks to Marcela Mašláňová for finding fix. (bug #767931)
* Wed Dec 14 2011 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.14.2-192
- Fix leak with non-matching named captures (bug #767597)
* Fri Nov 18 2011 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.14.2-191
- Increase epoch of perl-Module-CoreList to overcome version regression in
  upstream (bug #754641)
* Thu Nov  3 2011 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.14.2-190
- Provide perl(DB) by perl
* Wed Nov  2 2011 Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> - 4:5.14.2-189
- Correct perl-CGI list of Provides
- Make tests optional
- Correct perl-ExtUtils-ParseXS Provides
- Correct perl-Locale-Codes Provides
- Correct perl-Module-CoreList version
- Automate perl-Test-Simple-tests Requires version
- 5.14.2 bump (see
  https://metacpan.org/module/FLORA/perl-5.14.2/pod/perldelta.pod for release
- Fixes panics when processing regular expression with \b class and /aa
  modifier (bug #731062)
- Fixes CVE-2011-2728 (File::Glob bsd_glob() crash with certain glob flags)
  (bug #742987)
- Filter false perl(DynaLoader) provide from perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker
  (bug #736714)
- Change Perl_repeatcpy() prototype to allow repeat count above 2^31
  (bug #720610)
- Do not own site directories located in /usr/local (bug #732799)
- cleaned spec (thanks to Grigory Batalov)
-  Module-Metadata sub-package contained perl_privlib instead of privlib
-  %files parent section was repeated twice

  [ 1 ] Bug #767931 - Reading from pipe finished early, when SIGALRM received
  [ 2 ] Bug #767597 - Memory leak with non-matching named captures

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