cv25519 subkey problems for some combinations (was: pubkey_encrypt failed: Provided object is too short (with 2.1.11 and Werner's new subkeys))
bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Feb 23 14:25:20 CET 2017
Am Freitag 06 Januar 2017 09:51:06 schrieb Bernhard Reiter:
> Am Freitag 06 Januar 2017 09:24:00 schrieb Bernhard Reiter:
> > Am Donnerstag 05 Januar 2017 20:02:57 schrieb Werner Koch:
> > > > With gnupg 2.1.11 libgcrypt 1.6.5 using
> > I know that this combination is old and probably superceded by a better
> > one. (This is why I've pointed it out in two places of my post.)
> I've got a report that GnuPG 2.1.13 with libgcrypt 1.6.6 on Fedora 25
> also has this problem that it believes to have the ability to cope with
> the sub cv25519 encryption key, but fails to compute the keygrip.
> Leading to an unspecific general error.
In addition the version for Ubuntu LTS/14.04 has the problem in a slightly
gpg: Ohhhh jeeee: can't encode a 256 bit key in a 0 bits frame
As this is with a stable production GNU/Linux distribution, maybe it makes
sense to come up with a patch and report this to Ubuntu.
This I've created
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