verifying signature after decryption
jerry.windrel at verizon.net
Mon Apr 26 19:31:06 CEST 2004
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Someone mentioned on this list a while back that GPG supports
extracting the symmetric session key used for a message. If you
provide this session key to someone, they can use GPG to decrypt that
particular message only, including the signature. I'm not sure what
the exact commands are.
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From: "Atom 'Smasher'" <atom-gpg at suspicious.org>
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Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: verifying signature after decryption
> On Mon, 26 Apr 2004, David Shaw wrote:
> > > question: is there a way to extract the signed message,
> > > including the signature, from an encrypted message?
> > There is nothing in the OpenPGP protocol that prevents this. In
> > fact, it's quite easy to do. However, the code in GnuPG doesn't
> > currently allow it (it's not a generally useful feature).
> is there any way to do this without writing my own code?
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