How can one tell what kind of a key one has set up?

Mark Kirchner mail at
Fri Nov 28 19:18:38 CET 2003


On Friday, November 28, 2003, 6:47:21 PM, gabriel wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2003 at 10:58:28AM -0500, David Shaw wrote:
>> You don't have to revoke your entire key.
> It doesn't matter that anyone he's sent a signed message too
> theoretically has access to private key data?

They "only" ;-) have access to the private key data of the subkey. The
primary key isn't compromised (because it's not a ElGamal sign/encrypt

> (Or do I misunderstand the attack?)

As long as I haven't misunderstood the way subkeys work: Seems so :-)

Mark Kirchner

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