Upstream information

CVE-2018-12019 at MITRE


The signature verification routine in Enigmail before 2.0.7 interprets user ids as status/control messages and does not correctly keep track of the status of multiple signatures, which allows remote attackers to spoof arbitrary email signatures via public keys containing crafted primary user ids.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 5.3
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact None None
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1097525 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP1
  • enigmail >= 2.0.9-3.13.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15
  • enigmail >= 2.0.7-3.7.2
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
  • enigmail >= 2.0.7-18.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • enigmail >= 2.0.7-lp150.2.12.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • enigmail >= 2.0.7-21.1

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 enigmail Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP1 enigmail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP2 enigmail Released