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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for libemail-address-list-perl (DLA-2101-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libemail-address-list-perl' package(s) announced via the DLA-2101-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

An denial of service via an algorithmic complexity attack on email address parsing have been identified in libemail-address-list-perl.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libemail-address-list-perl' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 0.05-1+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libemail-address-list-perl packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)