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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-12558

The parse() method in the Email::Address module through 1.909 for Perl is vulnerable to Algorithmic complexity on specially prepared input, leading to Denial of Service. Prepared special input that caused this problem contained 30 form-field characters ("\f").
Publish Date : 2018-06-20 Last Update Date : 2019-04-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 407

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-12558

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Email Address Module Project Email Address Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Email 1

- References For CVE-2018-12558

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00012.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1114
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=901873
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/06/19/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20180619 CVE-2018-12558: DOS in perl module Email:ddress

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-12558

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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