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Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 11:52:06 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Dovecot v1.2.11 -- DoS (excessive
 CPU use) by processing email with huge header

----- "Jan Lieskovsky" <> wrote:

> Hi Steve, vendors,
>    Dovecot upstream has released latest v1.2.11 version of Dovecot IMAP
>    server: [1]
>    addressing one denial of service issue (from upstream announcement):
>    "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)."
>    References:
>      [2]
>      [3]
>      [4]

Please use CVE-2010-0745



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