Missing 'END PGP MESSAGE' not detected
wk at gnupg.org
Wed Jan 19 19:20:28 CET 2011
On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 17:46, dshaw at jabberwocky.com said:
> Not really (or at least, not within GnuPG). The thing is, it doesn't
> really matter in practice. OpenPGP has its own corruption detection
> called a MDC, that applies even if part of the armor (the "END PGP
> MESSAGE") is missing. A truncated message won't decrypt.
In addition all armored PGP messages use CRC for the armor. GPG
complains about a missing or invalid CRC (unless option
--ignore-crc-error) is used. In such a case the return code will always
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