rsa 1024 bit?

L. Sassaman
Thu, 31 Aug 2000 14:02:32 -0700 (PDT)

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On Thu, 31 Aug 2000, Werner Koch wrote:

> On Wed, 30 Aug 2000, L. Sassaman wrote:
> > BTW, currently there *is* a bug in the GnuPG regarding RSA. It is not
> > possible to encrypt and sign a message if you are using an RSA v3
> > key. (Well, you can do the encrypt/sign operation, but it creates a
> > literal packet where it shouldn't, and consequently PGP can't decrypt it,
> > because it treats the signature as a detached sig.)
> You are talking about the fact, that GnuPG is not able to create
> signature packet in the way PGP 2 did it:
> signature . signed-data
> GnuPG can only do it the v4 way:
> [one-pass-sig . ] signed-data . signature
Hrmm. How hard would it be to fix that? (Right now, if a user has an RSA v3 key and GnuPG, they are unable to send signed and encrypted email to someone using PGP of any version. Neeedless to say, this is inconvenient.) __ L. Sassaman Security Architect | "Lose your dreams and you Technology Consultant | will lose your mind." | | --The Rolling Stones -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: OpenPGP Encrypted Email Preferred. iD8DBQE5rsgLPYrxsgmsCmoRAttbAKChVSyV/hVVtLqOKCMxqGwTbyJWiQCfWtcx 2xwi6P56lLH+xGw382PghwI= =kORX -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- Archive is at - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to