Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2018-12558

Assigned:2018-06-19
Published:2018-06-19
Updated:2018-08-10
Summary: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").
CVSS v3 Severity:7.5 High (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
6.6 Medium (Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:R)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): High
7.5 High (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
6.6 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:R)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:5.0 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Partial
7.8 High (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-407
References:Source: MLIST
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
[oss-security] 20180619 CVE-2018-12558: DOS in perl module Email:ddress

Source: MISC
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=901873

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
perl-emailaddress-cve201812558-dos(145119)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:email::address_module_project:email::address:1.909::~~~perl~~:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:com.ubuntu.artful:def:201812558000
    V
    CVE-2018-12558 on Ubuntu 17.10 (artful) - low.
    2018-06-20
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:201812558000
    V
    CVE-2018-12558 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - low.
    2018-06-20
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:201812558000
    V
    CVE-2018-12558 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - low.
    2018-06-20
    BACK
    email::address_module_project email::address 1.909