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Serhiy Storchaka committed aa17a0d Merge

Issue #9669: Protect re against infinite loops on zero-width matching in
non-greedy repeat. Patch by Matthew Barnett.

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Lib/test/test_re.py

         self.assertEqual(re.match('(x)*y', 50000*'x'+'y').group(1), 'x')
         self.assertEqual(re.match('(x)*?y', 50000*'x'+'y').group(1), 'x')
 
+    def test_unlimited_zero_width_repeat(self):
+        # Issue #9669
+        self.assertIsNone(re.match(r'(?:a?)*y', 'z'))
+        self.assertIsNone(re.match(r'(?:a?)+y', 'z'))
+        self.assertIsNone(re.match(r'(?:a?){2,}y', 'z'))
+        self.assertIsNone(re.match(r'(?:a?)*?y', 'z'))
+        self.assertIsNone(re.match(r'(?:a?)+?y', 'z'))
+        self.assertIsNone(re.match(r'(?:a?){2,}?y', 'z'))
+
     def test_scanner(self):
         def s_ident(scanner, token): return token
         def s_operator(scanner, token): return "op%s" % token
 Library
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+- Issue #9669: Protect re against infinite loops on zero-width matching in
+  non-greedy repeat.  Patch by Matthew Barnett.
+
 - Issue #13169: The maximal repetition number in a regular expression has been
   increased from 65534 to 2147483647 (on 32-bit platform) or 4294967294 (on
   64-bit).
 
             LASTMARK_RESTORE();
 
-            if (ctx->count >= ctx->u.rep->pattern[2]
-                && ctx->u.rep->pattern[2] != SRE_MAXREPEAT)
+            if ((ctx->count >= ctx->u.rep->pattern[2]
+                && ctx->u.rep->pattern[2] != SRE_MAXREPEAT) ||
+                state->ptr == ctx->u.rep->last_ptr)
                 RETURN_FAILURE;
 
             ctx->u.rep->count = ctx->count;
+            /* zero-width match protection */
+            DATA_PUSH(&ctx->u.rep->last_ptr);
+            ctx->u.rep->last_ptr = state->ptr;
             DO_JUMP(JUMP_MIN_UNTIL_3,jump_min_until_3,
                     ctx->u.rep->pattern+3);
+            DATA_POP(&ctx->u.rep->last_ptr);
             if (ret) {
                 RETURN_ON_ERROR(ret);
                 RETURN_SUCCESS;