ArchLinux: 201905-7: perl-email-address: denial of service

    Date07 May 2019
    CategoryArchLinux
    660
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package perl-email-address before version 1.912-1 is vulnerable to denial of service.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201905-7
    =========================================
    
    Severity: Low
    Date    : 2019-05-06
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2018-12558
    Package : perl-email-address
    Type    : denial of service
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-722
    
    Summary
    =======
    
    The package perl-email-address before version 1.912-1 is vulnerable to
    denial of service.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Upgrade to 1.912-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "perl-email-address>=1.912-1"
    
    The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.912.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    None.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    perl-email-address 1.909 is vulnerable to Algorithm Complexity problem
    and can cause Denial of Service when attacker prepares specially
    crafted input.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker can cause a denial of service via specially crafted
    input.
    
    References
    ==========
    
    https://github.com/Perl-Email-Project/Email-Address/issues/19
    http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/06/19/3
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2018-12558
    
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