openSUSE-SU-2017:3427-1: important: Security update for enigmail

\n\n openSUSE Security Update: Security update for enigmail

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:3427-1
Rating: important
References: #1073858
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2

An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.


This update for enigmail to version 1.9.9 fixes the following issues

* Enigmail could be coerced to use a malicious PGP public key with a
corresponding secret key controlled by an attacker
* Enigmail could have replayed encrypted content in partially encrypted
e-mails, allowing a plaintext leak
* Enigmail could be tricked into displaying incorrect signature
verification results
* Specially crafted content may cause denial of service

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1403=1

– openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1403=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use “zypper patch”.

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 42.2 (i586 x86_64):



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