Upstream information

CVE-2014-0477 at MITRE


The parse function in Email::Address module before 1.905 for Perl uses an inefficient regular expression, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via an empty quoted string in an RFC 2822 address.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 883225 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:


List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • perl-Email-Address >= 1.908-1.3
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA perl-Email-Address-1.908-1.3

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Jun 18 14:40:12 2014
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 13:07:02 2023