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CVE-2021-29950

Published: 22 April 2021

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. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 78.8.1.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (1:78.8.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
focal
Released (1:78.8.1+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
groovy
Released (1:78.8.1+build1-0ubuntu0.20.10.1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(1:78.8.1+build1-0ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(1:78.8.1+build1-0ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(1:78.8.1+build1-0ubuntu1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (78.8.1)
xenial Needs triage