my first steps with GnuPG...
Stefan H. Holek
Wed Apr 25 20:57:01 2001
Tag 18 seems to be used by GnuPG
for "Symmetrically Encrypted and MDC Packet"
You could also try gpg --list-packets or
On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, FALISSARD Thierry wrote:
> > Hello list,
> > I am trying to play with GnuPG, Windows version (I have no Unix).
> > I have generated a keyring and now I am enciphering files using
> > my own keyring.
> > I am examining the format of encrypted files, using the RFC2440
> > as a reference.
> > Into an encrypted file, I find 2 packets :
> > 1) a packet with "tag 1" (1st byte is 85 hex) that stands for the
> > "public-key encrypted session key" : this is fine (this is the
> > symmetric session key encrypted with my public key).
> > 2) there is a second and last packet that I cannot identify :
> > the "tag" seems to be 18 (1st byte is D2 hex), but this
> > does not fit with RFC2440.
> > Should any of you gnus have any hint...