Problems decrypting a mail with my openpgp card

Werner Koch wk at
Thu May 18 09:27:10 CEST 2006

zvrba at writes:

> Why not? Authentication is the same as encryption with private key which
> amounts to decryption of the original content ;) (modulo padding.) I think
> that it should be possible to hack some program which would use

I can't remember whether the card checks for correct padding in
internal_authenticate.  If it does not, you may indeed use it to
decrypt a message.



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