scd bug: specifying 'e length' for RSA key-attr unsupported

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Jul 5 16:26:04 CEST 2018


This is not related to the question but let me give this quick remark.

>  (1) (RSA n=2048,e=3)

Never ever use that public exponent.

>  (2) (RSA n=2048,e=65537) *default

For a reason this is the default.  For quite some time gpg used 41 but
when new low exponent attacks appeared we skipped all others and started
to use 65537.

>  (3) (RSA n=4096,e=257)

e might be okay but it is safer to go with 65537



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