Master key dialog won't prompt if I open another Thunderbird window

RESOLVED INVALID

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Thunderbird
Security
RESOLVED INVALID
10 years ago
10 years ago

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(Reporter: qige81, Unassigned)

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Description

10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.1) Gecko/2008070208 Firefox/3.0.1
Build Identifier: 2.0.0.16

If I open Thunderbird without entering the master key, and then open another Thunderbird window, master key dialog won't prompt. I can then view the contents of the emails in profiles.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.open Thunderbird, a dialog prompt asking master key
2.ignore the dialog
3.open another Thunderbird window
Actual Results:  
the master key dialog won't prompt, and I can view the emails in profiles

Expected Results:  
master key dialog should prompt each time a Thunderbird window is opened.

Comment 1

10 years ago
The master key is only used to encrypt passwords that are stored in Thunderbird, not to hide E-Mails.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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