2.x (was: [Announce] [security fix] GnuPG 1.4.16 released)

Uwe Brauer oub at mat.ucm.es
Sat Dec 21 23:12:27 CET 2013

>> "Werner" == Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> writes:

   > Hello!

   > Along with the publication of an interesting new side channel attack by
   > Daniel Genkin, Adi Shamir, and Eran Tromer we announce the availability
   > of a new stable GnuPG release to relieve this bug: Version 1.4.16.

   > This is a *security fix* release and all users of GnuPG versions 1.x are
   > advised to updated to this version.  GnuPG versions 2.x are not
   > affected.  See below for the impact of the problem.

I am on Kubuntu 10.04 and I have both gnupg and gnupg2 installed. Now
since 2.x is not affected by the problem mentioned I prefer to use
it. However how can I be sure that gnupg2 is used for my email
correspondence for which I use pgp-mime and not gnupg? (I am using


Uwe Brauer 
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