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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4517-1 advisory.
- The email-ingestion feature in Best Practical Request Tracker 4.1.13 through 4.4 allows denial of service by remote attackers via an algorithmic complexity attack on email address parsing. (CVE-2018-18898)
Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpdate the affected libemail-address-list-perl package.