Debian Bug report logs - #368834
Spinning processes

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Package: courier-mta; Maintainer for courier-mta is Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <>; Source for courier-mta is src:courier.

Reported by: Stefan Hornburg <>

Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 09:18:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: fixed-upstream, security

Fixed in version courier/0.53.2-1

Done: Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <>:
Bug#368834; Package courier-mta. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Stefan Hornburg <>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Stefan Hornburg <>
Subject: Spinning processes
Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 11:05:55 +0200
package: courier-mta
tags: security

The upstream author lists in the changelog of the 0.53.2 release:

Security: Fix a bug in Courier that, under certain circumstances, may 
cause a number of processes to spin.  Backported patch for earlier versions 
of Courier:

LinuXia Systems =>
Expert Interchange Consulting and System Administration
Interchange Development Team

Tags added: fixed-upstream, pending Request was from Stefan Hornburg <> to Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <>:
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Bug acknowledged by developer. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #12 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <>
Subject: Bug#368834: fixed in courier 0.53.2-1
Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 06:02:13 -0700
Source: courier
Source-Version: 0.53.2-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
courier, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-base_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-doc_0.53.2-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-faxmail_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-imap-ssl_4.1.1-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-imap_4.1.1-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-ldap_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-maildrop_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-mlm_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-mta-ssl_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-mta_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-pcp_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-pop-ssl_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-pop_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-ssl_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier-webadmin_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier_0.53.2-1.diff.gz
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier_0.53.2-1.dsc
  to pool/main/c/courier/courier_0.53.2.orig.tar.gz
  to pool/main/c/courier/sqwebmail_0.53.2-1_i386.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <> (supplier of updated courier package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 21:53:56 +0200
Source: courier
Binary: courier-mlm courier-ldap courier-faxmail courier-pcp courier-maildrop courier-imap courier-mta-ssl courier-pop-ssl courier-base sqwebmail courier-ssl courier-pop courier-mta courier-webadmin courier-imap-ssl courier-doc
Architecture: source i386 all
Version: 0.53.2-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <>
Changed-By: Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <>
 courier-base - Courier Mail Server - Base system
 courier-doc - Courier Mail Server - Additional documentation
 courier-faxmail - Courier Mail Server - Faxmail gateway
 courier-imap - Courier Mail Server - IMAP server
 courier-imap-ssl - Courier Mail Server - IMAP over SSL
 courier-ldap - Courier Mail Server - LDAP support
 courier-maildrop - Courier Mail Server - Mail delivery agent
 courier-mlm - Courier Mail Server - Mailing list manager
 courier-mta - Courier Mail Server - ESMTP daemon
 courier-mta-ssl - Courier Mail Server - ESMTP over SSL
 courier-pcp - Courier Mail Server - PCP server
 courier-pop - Courier Mail Server - POP3 server
 courier-pop-ssl - Courier Mail Server - POP3 over SSL
 courier-ssl - Courier Mail Server - SSL/TLS Support
 courier-webadmin - Courier Mail Server - Web-based administration frontend
 sqwebmail  - Courier Mail Server - Webmail server
Closes: 284958 336662 353963 367873 368834 368998
 courier (0.53.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * new upstream release (fixes bug that, under certain circumstances, may
     cause a number of processes to spin, Closes: #368834, CVE-2006-2659)
   * /var/run/courier no longer part of courier-base, moved to
   * logcheck file updates (Closes: #284958)
   * added couriertls messages to logcheck files (Closes: #353963, thanks
     to Martin Krafft <> for the report)
   * added Portuguese translation of Debconf templates (Closes: #336662,
     thanks to Miguel Figueiredo <>)
   * updated French translation of Debconf templates (Closes: #367873,
     thanks to Christian Perrier <>)
   * updated Dutch translation of Debconf templates (Closes: #368998,
     thanks to Kurt de Bree <
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 c5bf220e48669f02d874dd426c38d499 61336 mail optional courier-pcp_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
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 a6d156cbb1e4ea52f9f6378704d598b5 33948 mail optional courier-ldap_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
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 2cbe0234adb5626b5d9cdd8408b51e03 20708 mail extra courier-mta-ssl_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
 a05a8abe134ff131a1e3c5df1e520890 22202 mail optional courier-pop-ssl_0.53.2-1_i386.deb
 32dfb941dfe5219eb0cd7c8a17661f1f 583814 mail extra courier-imap_4.1.1-1_i386.deb
 51a81e42e87de683a62b8896331aa5c9 22430 mail extra courier-imap-ssl_4.1.1-1_i386.deb

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