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CVE-2014-4720

Published: 06 July 2014

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.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
libemail-address-perl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.905-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(1.905-2)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(1.905-2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)