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Debian: DSA-2969-1: libemail-address-perl security update

Date 27 Jun 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
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

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2969-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
June 27, 2014                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libemail-address-perl
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0477

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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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