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CVE-2021-29956 Detail

Current Description

OpenPGP secret keys that were imported using Thunderbird version 78.8.1 up to version 78.10.1 were stored unencrypted on the user's local disk. The master password protection was inactive for those keys. Version 78.10.2 will restore the protection mechanism for newly imported keys, and will automatically protect keys that had been imported using affected Thunderbird versions. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 78.10.2.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1710290 Exploit  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2021-22/ Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-312 Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-29956
NVD Published Date:
06/24/2021
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2021
Source:
Mozilla Corporation