Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1268777
CVE-2015-7686 perl-Email-Address: denial of service when parsing crafted email address list
Last modified: 2015-10-21 05:24:12 EDT
A flaw in the parsing of email address lists was found in perl-Email-Address:
Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in Address.pm in the Email-Address module 1.908 and earlier for Perl allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted string containing a list of e-mail addresses in conjunction with parenthesis characters that can be associated with nested comments. NOTE: the default configuration in 1.908 mitigates this vulnerability but misparses certain realistic comments.
Created perl-Email-Address tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1268778]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1268779]