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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1588

Original release date: 09/30/2012
Last revised: 12/12/2013


Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in the _filter_url function in the text filtering system (modules/filter/filter.module) in Drupal 7.x before 7.14 allows remote authenticated users with certain roles to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a long email address.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 53368
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://drupalcode.org/project/drupal.git/commit/db79496ae983447506f016a20738c3d7e5d059fa
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://drupal.org/node/1557938
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://drupal.org/drupal-7.14
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://drupal.org/node/1558468
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:074

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)