Upstream information

CVE-2018-12558 at MITRE

Description

The parse() method in the Email::Address module through 1.909 for Perl is vulnerable to Algorithmic complexity on specially prepared input, leading to Denial of Service. Prepared special input that caused this problem contained 30 form-field characters ("\f").

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important 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
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1098368 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • perl-Email-Address >= 1.912-lp150.2.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1114
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • perl-Email-Address >= 1.912-5.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1114