Security update for enigmail

SUSE Security Update: Security update for enigmail
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:4215-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1118935
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15

An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.


This update for enigmail to version 2.0.9 fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • When using Web Key Discovery, a HTTP authentication may be triggered. This may trick users into possibly sending e-mail credentials (bsc#1118935).

Non-security issues fixed:
  • pEp - PGP/MIME signed-only messages are ignored
  • Autocrypt overrules manually created Per-Recipient Rules
  • "Re:" prefix on subject line disappears when editing encrypted, saved draft

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-2018-3024=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 (x86_64):
    • enigmail-2.0.9-3.13.1