Upstream information

CVE-2014-0477 at MITRE

Description

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

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 13.1
  • perl-Email-Address >= 1.899-2.4.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2014-604
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • perl-Email-Address >= 1.908-1.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA perl-Email-Address