Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2969-1 libemail-address-perl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Jun 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-0477, CVE-2014-4720.
- 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 the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.895-1+deb7u1.
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.905-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.905-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libemail-address-perl packages.