[Bug 405901] [NEW] Enigmail hangs Thunderbird during key fetch

Volodya volodya at whengendarmesleeps.org
Tue Jul 28 16:24:54 UTC 2009

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: enigmail

After attempting to load the key public key from the server and
cancelling during the process enigmail now hangs entire thunderbird
during any operation with requires to fetch the key (i.e. encryption,
signing, or key manager start-up).

What i do to reproduce:
1. Compose an e-mail
2. Select it to be signed
3. Press send

What happens:
Thunderbird becomes non-responsive

What i want to happen:
Message should be signed and sent


What i do to reporoduce:
In the menu select OpenPGP -> Key Manager

What happens:
Key manager hangs itself and entire thunderbird trying to retrieave the keys.

What i expect to happen:
Key manager should start as normal.

What i attempted to do to resolve the problem:
1. Uninstall and purge enigmail package.
2. Install it again.
3. Removed 'key3.db' file from the thunderbird profile directory

The problem still remains.

** Affects: enigmail (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

Enigmail hangs Thunderbird during key fetch
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