Maintaining the Perl 5 Core (Dave Mitchell): Grant Report for Dec 2017

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This is a monthly report by Dave Mitchell on his grant under Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund. We thank the TPF sponsors to make this grant possible.

I spent last month mainly:

* Fixing some more issues thrown up by the new OP_MULTICONCAT optimisation;
* Working on a few fuzzer tickets

      7:01 BBC: MULTICONCAT: Mail-SpamAssassin-3.4.1 affected too
      4:27 OP_MULTICONCAT failure on Z/OS
      1:55 RT #132187 heap-buffer-overflow in Perl_fbm_instr
      6:48 RT #132385 BBC: XML-XSS-0.3.5 affected too
      3:56 RT #132602 PERL-5.26.1 heap_use_after_free
      2:09 RT #132604 PERL-5.26.1 heap_use_after_free
      1:51 RT #132608 heap-buffer-overflow in Perl_do_trans
      2:00 RT #132646: MULTICONCAT: Data-Printer-0.40 affected too
      5:53 process p5p mailbox
      3:30 re_intuit_start() fixups
     39:30 TOTAL (HH::MM)

 220.0 weeks
2912.9 total hours
  13.2 average hours per week

There are 220 hours left on the grant.

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