PHP hangs on parsing particular strings as floating point number

Description

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PHP hangs when parsing '2.2250738585072011e-308' string as a floating point number.

Affected PHP versions: 5.3 up to version 5.3.5 and 5.2 up to version 5.2.17

Remediation

Upgrade PHP to the latest version.

References