The error in the way floating-point and double-precision numbers are
handled sends 32-bit systems running Linux, Windows, and FreeBSD into an
infinite loop that consumes 100 percent of their CPU's resources.
Developers are still investigating, but they say the bug appears to affect
versions 5.2 and 5.3 of PHP. They say it could be trivially exploited on
many websites to cause them to crash by adding long numbers to certain
<?php $d = 2.2250738585072011e-308; ?>
The crash is also triggered when the number is expressed without scientific
notation, with 324 decimal places.
There are only 11 types of people in this world. Those that think binary
jokes are funny, those that don't, and those that don't know binary.
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