Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 12:48:16 -0700 From: Seth Arnold <seth.arnold@...onical.com> To: Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac@...ian.org> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com 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: > > http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot-news/2014-May/000273.html > > 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: http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/05/09/8 Thanks Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (474 bytes)
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