Public Date:
641276: CVE-2010-3780 Dovecot: Busy master process, receiving a lot of SIGCHLD signals rapidly while logging, could die

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.15 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (master process outage) by simultaneously disconnecting many (1) IMAP or (2) POP3 sessions.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3780 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (dovecot) RHSA-2011:0600 2011-05-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 dovecot Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 dovecot Not affected

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