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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-4720: perl-email-address inefficient regular expressions could cause DoS

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-4720: perl-email-address inefficient regular expressions could cause DoS

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/06/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Email::Address module before 1.904 for Perl uses an inefficient regular expression, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via vectors related to "backtracking into the phrase," a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-0477.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-perl-email-address

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