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Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 12:48:16 -0700
From: Seth Arnold <>
To: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: dovecot denial of service

On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 09:32:54PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> Hi,
> we were made aware of a recently fixed DoS vulnerability in Dovecot,
> which doesn't seem to have a CVE id assigned:
> states:
> * Fixed a DoS attack against imap/pop3-login processes. If SSL/TLS
>   handshake was started but wasn't finished, the login process
>   attempted to eventually forcibly disconnect the client, but failed
>   to do it correctly. This could have left the connections hanging
>   arond for a long time. (Affected Dovecot v1.1+)
> Could a CVE be assigned for this vulnerability?

CVE-2014-3430 was assigned for this issue:


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