Bug 1185086 - (CVE-2021-29950) VUL-0: CVE-2021-29950: MozillaThunderbird: Logic issue potentially leaves key material unlocked
(CVE-2021-29950)
VUL-0: CVE-2021-29950: MozillaThunderbird: Logic issue potentially leaves key...
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Classification: Novell Products
Product: SUSE Security Incidents
Classification: Novell Products
Component: Incidents
unspecified
Other Other
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Assigned To: Martin Sirringhaus
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https://smash.suse.de/issue/282416/
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Reported: 2021-04-21 11:40 UTC by Robert Frohl
Modified: 2021-07-10 22:19 UTC (History)
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Description Robert Frohl 2021-04-21 11:40:14 UTC
rh#1951873

Thunderbird unprotects a secret OpenPGP key prior to using it for a decryption, signing or key import task. If the task runs into a failure, the secret key may remain in memory in its unprotected state.



External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-17/#CVE-2021-29950

References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1951873
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2021-29950
Comment 1 Robert Frohl 2021-04-21 11:42:51 UTC
CVE added after the fact, already fixed in relevant codestreams. Closing
Comment 2 Swamp Workflow Management 2021-06-04 10:27:29 UTC
SUSE-SU-2021:1854-1: An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.

Category: security (moderate)
Bug References: 1185086,1185633,1186198,1186199
CVE References: CVE-2021-29950,CVE-2021-29951,CVE-2021-29956,CVE-2021-29957
JIRA References: 
Sources used:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP3 (src):    MozillaThunderbird-78.10.2-8.27.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP2 (src):    MozillaThunderbird-78.10.2-8.27.1

NOTE: This line indicates an update has been released for the listed product(s). At times this might be only a partial fix. If you have questions please reach out to maintenance coordination.
Comment 3 Swamp Workflow Management 2021-07-10 22:19:41 UTC
openSUSE-SU-2021:1854-1: An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.

Category: security (moderate)
Bug References: 1185086,1185633,1186198,1186199
CVE References: CVE-2021-29950,CVE-2021-29951,CVE-2021-29956,CVE-2021-29957
JIRA References: 
Sources used:
openSUSE Leap 15.3 (src):    MozillaThunderbird-78.10.2-8.27.1