openSUSE Security Update : perl-Email-Address (openSUSE-SU-2014:1328-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78720


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a denial of service vulnerability when parsing an empty quoted string (CVE-2014-0477)


Update the affected perl-Email-Address package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78720

File Name: openSUSE-2014-604.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/10/29

Modified: 2014/10/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-Email-Address, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0477