Heise: Security problem in PGP-Standard

Julian H. Stacey jhs at berklix.com
Thu Oct 8 11:56:23 CEST 2015

"Matthias Mansfeld" wrote:
> Hello,
> I think they open up a quite old "can of worms", but maybe again with 
> a bit devastating effect, as, ya know, it's heise, not an unknown 
> geek list.......
> Original article is only in German language, sorry...
> http://heise.de/-2840052
> Forscher demonstriert Lücke im PGP-Standard
> heise Security
> 08.10.2015 09:39 Uhr Jürgen Schmidt
> "Durch die Rückwärtskompatibilität könnten Angreifer verschlüsselte 
> und signierte Nachrichten nachträglich manipulieren. Immerhin geben 
> aktuelle GnuPG-Versionen dann einen Hinweis auf mögliche Probleme."
> Background in English:
> http://www.metzdowd.com/pipermail/cryptography/2015-October/026685.html

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Julian Stacey,  BSD Linux Unix Sys. Eng. Consultant Munich http://berklix.com
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