[Announce] Libksba 1.0.3 released
wk at gnupg.org
Tue Feb 12 17:25:28 CET 2008
We are pleased to announce version 1.0.3 of Libksba.
Libksba is an X.509 and CMS (PKCS#7) library. It is for example
required to build the S/MIME part of GnuPG-2 (gpgsm). The only build
requirement for Libksba itself is the libgpg-error package. There are
no other dependencies; actual cryptographic operations need to be done
by the user. Libksba is distributed under the GPLv3+. There are no
user tools accompanying this software, thus it is mostly relevant to
This is a bug fix release.
You may download the library and its OpenPGP signature from:
As an alternative you may use a patch file to upgrade the previous
version of the library:
or from any mirror of that server (http://www.gnupg.org/mirrors.html).
SHA-1 checksums are:
Noteworthy changes in version 1.0.3 (2008-02-12)
* Minor bug fixes.
* Include the used hash algorithm in sig-val structures.
* Fix for unknown tags in issuerAltName and subjectAltName.
Commercial support contracts for Libksba are available, and they help
finance continued maintenance. g10 Code, a Duesseldorf based company
owned and headed by Libksba's principal author, is currently funding
its development. We are always looking for interesting development
projects. See also http://www.gnupg.org/service.html .
Die Gedanken sind frei. Auschnahme regelt ein Bundeschgesetz.
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