[Announce] GnuPG's ElGamal signing keys compromised

Johan Wevers johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Thu Nov 27 22:16:28 CET 2003

Werner Koch wrote:

>Forthcoming GnuPG versions will remove the ability to create such keys
>and the ability create ElGamal signatures.

Wouldn't it be better to fix the bug that uses the small exponents instead?
This sounds like fixing the result instead of solving the problem.

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