Duplicated User IDs arisen

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Mon Jun 21 13:26:22 CEST 2004

On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 23:04:02 -0400, David Shaw said:

> distribution channel does not have to be secure.  Who cares if a
> keyserver is hacked up one side and down the other?  Unless it is

We use keyservers also for revocations.  A cracked keyserver might
ignore revocations for certain keys and thus gives the attacker a way
continuing the use of a compromised key.



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