unlock keychain with pam authentication

Andrew Gallagher andrewg at andrewg.com
Tue Sep 29 16:33:38 CEST 2015

On 29/09/15 15:28, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> On Tue 2015-09-29 08:53:32 -0400, Andrew Gallagher <andrewg at andrewg.com> wrote:
>> On 28/09/15 23:16, SGT. Garcia wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 04:10:10PM -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
>>>> Do you ever import keys that other people
>>>> send you?  or keys you find on the web?  or keys attached to e-mail
>>>> messages?  Are you sure the things imported can't include a secret key?
>>> this is the first time i hear about *importing* to be honest. after reading, yes
>>> just reading, your email a new key was added and on the next run of 'notmuch
>>> new' i was asked for it by pinentry. i'm guessing mutt imports any key it finds
>>> in attachments.
>> Surely that 'feature' needs removing asap?
> I'm surprised to hear that notmuch has this feature, and i haven't seen
> it happen myself.  I'm one of the people who helped contribute to
> notmuch's OpenPGP mechanisms.
> This sounds like something to be raised on the notmuch mailing list,
> though.

I was referring to mutt (allegedly) importing random secret keys that it
finds attached to arbitrary mails... but yes, a discussion for elsewhere.


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