CVE-2014-4720

Priority
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.
Package
Upstream:released (1.905-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (1.905-2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (1.905-2)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (1.905-2)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (1.905-2)
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:15:49 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)