gpg --import segfaults on a specific key

Hanno Böck hanno at
Wed Apr 16 12:53:54 CEST 2014


I already posted this to the gcrypt-devel list, but seems there isn't
much activity and I don't know if this is a bug in libgcrypt or gnupg,
so I repost it here:


On my system if I try to import this key
with gnupg it segfaults.

Backtrace (see below) indicates that the crash happens somewhere in
libgcrypt, so I'm posting it here.

My libgcrypt version is 1.6.1, gnupg is 2.0.22.

I can reproduce it on another system with libgcrypt 1.5.3. Both are


Others were able to reproduce on Debian:

and already proposed patches:

Hanno Böck

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