How can you Update Issue in Jira via Email from mvc?

I am creating an application in mvc that sends an email to JIRA to create an issue. But I also want the issue to be update-able from my application which will then send an email to update the issue. I know that you can add a comment to an issue using its key in the subject.

So can you add the key to the subject and have the body of the email in some format that will allow you're issue to be update (for example: the status of the issue or the description or summary of the issue)?

Are there any open-source plugins that will allow you to do this?

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Hi Ciaran,

I'm unsure about open-source plugins, but Email This Issue is a fairly priced addon and can update issues from incoming emails, also it can execute transitions on them.

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