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CVE-2021-23991

Published: 13 April 2021

If a Thunderbird user has previously imported Alice's OpenPGP key, and Alice has extended the validity period of her key, but Alice's updated key has not yet been imported, an attacker may send an email containing a crafted version of Alice's key with an invalid subkey, Thunderbird might subsequently attempt to use the invalid subkey, and will fail to send encrypted email to Alice. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 78.9.1.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.8

Status

Package Release Status
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (1:78.11.0+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.2)
focal
Released (1:78.11.0+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.2)
groovy
Released (1:78.11.0+build1-0ubuntu0.20.10.2)
hirsute
Released (1:78.11.0+build1-0ubuntu0.21.04.2)
impish
Released (1:78.11.0+build1-0ubuntu2)
jammy
Released (1:78.11.0+build1-0ubuntu2)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (78.9.1)
xenial Needs triage