Free Software Foundation statement on the GNU Bash "shellshock" vulnerability
philip.jackson at nordnet.fr
Fri Sep 26 15:35:53 CEST 2014
On 26/09/14 11:43, Don Saklad wrote:
> in plain neophyte english what are those .asc 's in that message?
> Gnupg-users mailing list
> Gnupg-users at gnupg.org
the 2 attachments.asc are :
1. the sender's public key
2. the electronic signature of the message signed by the sender
the two permit you to verify that the message is sent by the sender (if you
already have and trust his key) and has not been modified en route.
If you don't have his key, you can use the first attachment to import into your
keyring. Then whether or not you trust his signature is your decision.
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