cyrus-imapd/sasl on MacOS X 10.3.8: hang
Derrick J Brashear
shadow at dementia.org
Mon May 2 11:25:27 EDT 2005
On Mon, 2 May 2005, Charles Bailey wrote:
> OK, to no-one's real suprise (including my own), if I rebuild Cyrus
> SASL without GSSAPI, LDAP, or PAM support and run Cyrus IMAPD and
> Sendmail against it, using sasldb for authentication, all is well.
> (It's run clean for several days longer than any of the previous
> I think we're on stable ground now, but I'm still uneasy walking away
> from this, as it seems there's a simple-to-exploit DoS bug living in
> OS X somewhere, which it seems unfriendly to ignore. I haven't
> really had a chance to delve into the source and figure out why
> saslauthd-pam/imapd (and possibly saslauthd-pam/sendmail) locks up the
> system while things like sshd-pam do not, if in fact PAM's the
> culprit. Do any other obvious lines of investigation occur to folks
> out there? Is there a mechanism by which an outside user can file a
> bug report with Apple? (Perhaps the darwin-dev list works?) Is there
> a better forum in which to ask?
You should be able to just join ADC for free to use this.
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