GPG agent for W32
twoaday at freakmail.de
Tue May 8 12:52:01 CEST 2001
On Mon May 07 2001, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > of sockets aren't supported by W32. I know this list isn't
> > about TCP questions, but this questions is also related to GPG.
> Win32 provides named pipes, which are quite similar.
Yes I know, but you can connect to named pipes from the
network. This is a security risk, isn't it?
> There are some weird issues with blind TCP spoofing on localhost
> interfaces using some other interface, I think. In addition, if you
> run GnuPG in a multi-user environment (which is going to become more
> and more common, although it's of course not the preferred environment
> of cryptography to protect personal privacy), all local users can
> connect to a localhost socket.
That could be a problem. Then the code currently is only useful
for WME/W9x operation systems.
Thanks for the reply.
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