openSUSE-SU-2018:1708-1: moderate: Security update for enigmail

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for enigmail

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:1708-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1096745 #1097525
Cross-References: CVE-2018-12019 CVE-2018-12020
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 15.0

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for enigmail fixes vulnerabilities that allowed spoofing of
e-mail signatures:

– CVE-2018-12019: signature spoofing via specially crafted OpenPGP user
IDs (boo#1097525)
– CVE-2018-12020: signature spoofing via diagnostic output of the original
file name in GnuPG verbose mode (boo#1096745) This mitigation prevents
CVE-2018-12020 from being exploited even if GnuPG is not patched.

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 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-630=1

– openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-630=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (x86_64):



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