Implications of a common private keys directory in 2.1

Peter Lebbing peter at
Tue Nov 22 11:44:57 CET 2016

On 22/11/16 02:54, Carola Grunwald wrote:
> - In a multi-user environment the key owning recipient has to be granted
> access to the private key with some sender being restricted to only use
> the public key no matter whether there's any chance s/he guesses the
> correct passphrase.

That's what filesystem permissions are for? Like I just said in the
other mail, if each user has their own system account, they can't access
the files containing the encrypted private keys of other users.



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