[Dovecot] v1.2.11 released
stephan at rename-it.nl
Wed Mar 10 11:22:42 EET 2010
Timo Sirainen wrote:
> mbox users really should upgrade, because by sending a message with a
> huge header you could basically cause a DoS (this problem exists only
> with v1.2.x, not with v1.0 or v1.1).
> - mbox: Message header reading was unnecessarily slow. Fetching a
> huge header could have resulted in Dovecot eating a lot of CPU.
> Also searching messages was much slower than necessary.
> - mbox, dbox, cydir: Mail root directory was created with 0770
> permissions, instead of 0700.
> - maildir: Reading uidlist could have ended up in an infinite loop.
> - IMAP IDLE: v1.2.7+ caused extra load by checking changes every
> 0.5 seconds after a change had occurred in mailbox
I have a paper deadline this Friday, so a new release of Pigeonhole will
be delayed until this weekend.
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