[Dovecot] v1.2.11 released (managesieve updated)

Stephan Bosch stephan at rename-it.nl
Thu Mar 18 01:55:15 EET 2010

Stephan Bosch wrote:
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> http://dovecot.org/releases/1.2/dovecot-1.2.11.tar.gz
>> http://dovecot.org/releases/1.2/dovecot-1.2.11.tar.gz.sig
>> 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.
I've refreshed the ManageSieve patch for v1.2:


Sieve release will take more time.



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