[Dovecot] Panic: Trying to allocate 2147483648 bytes
tss at iki.fi
Fri Mar 27 22:32:48 EET 2009
Yes, it'll be in next 1.1 and 1.2 releases.
On Mar 27, 2009, at 9:11 AM, David Halik wrote:
> That did the trick! No more memory allocation issues. That you very
> much for the patch and your help Timo. Should we expect the patch to
> be in the final 1.2 release, or in a future version?
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> On Mar 26, 2009, at 1:00 PM, David Halik wrote:
>>> Any thoughts on this Timo? Just wondering if you were able to
>>> reproduce the problem and saw the same behavior. We can look into
>>> it more if need be, but since I can replicate it on both Fedora
>>> and Solaris, I'm guessing it's a fundamental bug with how certain
>>> malformed emails are searched.
>> Interesting that the only two people who reported this were running
>> on Solaris. Anyway, fixed:
>> I suppose that could be thought of as a DoS attack, but since it
>> requires user to search messages and have a very special kind of
>> email, and by default imap process size is limited to 256 MB, I
>> don't think I'll bother releasing v1.1.14 because of it.
> David Halik
> System Administrator
> OIT-CSS Rutgers University
> dhalik at jla.rutgers.edu
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