Agent socket security

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Mon May 12 14:05:15 CEST 2014

Hi Werner--

Thanks for the confirmation.

On 05/12/2014 06:25 AM, Werner Koch wrote:
> That is correct.  The sockets are created in the ~/.gnupg directly which
> should have appropriate permissions anyway (gpg shows a warning if not)
> or in a temporary directly created for the user.  Obviously the umask
> should now allow others to write to the socket.

I think you mean "should not allow" above, right?



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