[Enigmail] FYI disable enigmail now

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at enigmail.net
Mon May 14 13:31:13 CEST 2018


On 14.05.18 08:54, Michael Carbone wrote:
> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/attention-pgp-users-new-vulnerabilities-require-you-take-action-now
> 
> 
> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/disabling-pgp-thunderbird-enigmail
> 
> looking forward to hearing more soon...

The recommendation of the EFF is simply wrong. Enigmail contains fixes
or workarounds for the described attacks latest since Enigmail version 2.0.

There is one attack that affects both Enigmail and Thunderbird with
S/MIME, and will be fixed in Thunderbird 52.8 (yet to be released).

-Patrick

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