Checking key server response against the request parameters

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Oct 4 13:39:37 CEST 2013

On Sun, 15 Sep 2013 23:22, tomanek at said:

> I just noticed that gnupg will even import secret keys from any keyserver
> response if the key data is prefixed with "BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY DATA".

That is correct.  It will do so even for keys retrieved via DNS.  I have
a pretty simple patch against this in the queue.



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