Efail or OpenPGP is safer than S/MIME

Lukas Pitschl | GPGTools lukele at gpgtools.org
Thu May 17 13:55:13 CEST 2018

> Am 17.05.2018 um 13:03 schrieb Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org>:
> The important print is that MDC_METHOD will be 0 with the forthcoming
> AEAD algorithm.  Thus you need to check whether 3rd argument is there.
>     mdc_method = atoi(arg_1)
>     aead_algo = have_3_args? atoi(arg_3) : 0
>     if (!mdc_method && !aeadalgo)
>        return DECRYPTION_FAILED
> That is what I implement in GPGME this morning.

Thank you very much for these additional details. We have adjusted our
implementation to consider the addition of the AEAD algorithm to the
DECRYPTION_INFO status message.



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