CVE-2014-0477

NameCVE-2014-0477
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDLA-0011-1, DSA-2969-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablepackage libemail-address-perl is vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libemail-address-perl (PTS)squeeze1.889-2vulnerable
squeeze (lts)1.889-2+deb6u1fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)1.895-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid1.905-2fixed

The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libemail-address-perlsource(unstable)1.905-1medium
libemail-address-perlsourcesqueeze1.889-2+deb6u1medium
libemail-address-perlsourcewheezy1.895-1+deb7u1mediumDSA-2969-1

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