insecure memory message

Georg Wilckens
Wed Mar 28 19:28:03 2001

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On Wed, Mar, 28, 2001 at 17:45:38 +0200, G=FClmustafa Ucar wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> if I encypt a file I get the following messages :
> gpg: Warning: using insecure memory!
Make the gpg-Binary suid-root, then this warning will go away. The insecurity comes from swappable memory... you don't want your passphrase to be written to the swap partition in an unlucky case, do you? chmod u+s /usr/bin/gpg
> gpg: this cipher algorithm is depreciated; please use a more standard one!
I think this is because the key you are encrypting your message to has a default cipher algo which is somewhat old... CMIIW Regards, Georg --=20 When all else fails, read the instructions. --vkogqOf2sHV7VnPd Content-Type: application/pgp-signature Content-Disposition: inline -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.4 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE6wh5VMhml2MWI6O0RAjVPAJ0d8v+GY71YNiNbd8PI7K9fuU+vNwCfbTFh 0xb0qj/1ojtcPmFFE3zJqCw= =JzW7 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- --vkogqOf2sHV7VnPd--