Debian Security Advisory
DLA-0011-1 libemail-address-perl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 29 Jun 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-0477.
- More information:
Bastian Blank reported a denial of service vulnerability in Email::Address, a Perl module for RFC 2822 address parsing and creation. Email::Address::parse used significant time on parsing empty quoted strings. A remote attacker able to supply specifically crafted input to an application using Email::Address for parsing, could use this flaw to mount a denial of service attack against the application.
For Debian 6
Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in libemail-address-perl version 1.889-2+deb6u1