openSUSE-SU-2018:1347-1: moderate: Security update for enigmail

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for enigmail

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:1347-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1093151 #1093152
Cross-References: CVE-2017-17688 CVE-2017-17689
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 15.0

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for enigmail fixes multiple issues.

Security issues fixed:

– CVE-2017-17688: CFB gadget attacks allowed to exfiltrate plaintext out
of encrypted emails. enigmail now fails on GnuPG integrity check
warnings for old Algorithms (bsc#1093151)
– CVE-2017-17689: CBC gadget attacks allows to exfiltrate plaintext out of
encrypted emails (bsc#1093152)

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-474=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (x86_64):



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