Bugs in gnupg-1.4.0 and related packages

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Feb 8 11:02:54 CET 2005

On Tue, 8 Feb 2005 09:58:50 +0300, Andrew Shcheglov said:

> In file g10/g10.c, line 1758 there's a check whether real and
> effective uids are equal. This may be caused by grsecurity kernel
> patch.

That is an extra check to make sure that privileges have been dropped
at that point.

> Also there're minor typos in texinfo documentation which make emacs
> info browser unable to display the corresponding info pages (packages
> affected are: libgcrypt-1.2.1 and libksba-0.9.10). See attachments for
> patches.



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