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authorCarsten Schoenert <>2014-11-12 18:42:37 +0100
committerChristoph Goehre <>2014-12-04 12:56:09 -0500
commit054b68ae0a198d8bd28c3c97b8e7aebfdcacfb64 (patch)
parenta65c8f706f1f2e26c8bf4c4e55c405ff69e811cd (diff)
debian/NEWS: fixing default SSL/TLS behavior description
Thanks to Ralf Jung and kiki coco for some suggestions and corrections. cherry picked from experimental branch (b055e78d6e92bddeed43a8caa86e1300386a8549)
2 files changed, 5 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/debian/NEWS b/debian/NEWS
index 4a9c26b..ad05c23 100644
--- a/debian/NEWS
+++ b/debian/NEWS
@@ -1,11 +1,12 @@
icedove (31.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
Mozilla implemented TLS 1.2 in NSS version 3.15.1 and Thunderbird 31.0 uses
- this as the default. It won't fall back to older protocol versions.
+ this as the default. Thunderbird/Icedove is fall back to older TLS versions
+ if the server is requesting this.
This means every connection from Thunderbird/Icedove to a mail server will
- using TLS 1.2 with no fall back if you have configured TLS/SSL or STARTTLS for
- your connections.
+ start using TLS 1.2 and want fall back through 1.1 and 1.0 to SSLv3 if you
+ have configured TLS/SSL or STARTTLS for your connections.
Some users reported trouble by this behavior. In case you are unable to get
or sent any mails anymore from or to your mail server please ensure that
diff --git a/debian/README.Debian b/debian/README.Debian
index 6860703..990d967 100644
--- a/debian/README.Debian
+++ b/debian/README.Debian
@@ -41,5 +41,6 @@
-- Carsten Schoenert <> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:38:00 +0200