Bug 1951873 (CVE-2021-29950) - CVE-2021-29950 Mozilla: Logic issue potentially leaves key material unlocked
Summary: CVE-2021-29950 Mozilla: Logic issue potentially leaves key material unlocked
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2021-29950
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1951866
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Reported: 2021-04-21 02:59 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2021-06-26 11:10 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: thunderbird 78.9.1
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Last Closed: 2021-04-21 04:46:36 UTC


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Description Doran Moppert 2021-04-21 02:59:34 UTC
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.



External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-17/#CVE-2021-29950

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2021-04-21 02:59:38 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Cure53

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-04-21 04:46:36 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2021-29950


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