Fix for JDK Double.parseDouble infinite loop

Dr Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Mon Feb 7 22:23:22 UTC 2011

On 7 February 2011 21:48, Mark Wielaard <mark at> wrote:
> On Wed, February 2, 2011 17:16, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> The post on
> This is hitting more and more media. e.g.
> Since it seems to be a pretty serious security/denial of service attack
> maybe we could at least get the fix into IcedTea6 and warn the various
> distros they should apply it asap for their users?
> Cheers,
> Mark

I'll add it tomorrow.  I expect new IcedTea6 releases soon to coincide
with the Oracle SSR; see
Andrew :-)

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