SKS Keyserver Network Under Attack

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Jul 2 15:28:24 CEST 2019

On Tue,  2 Jul 2019 13:47, look at said:

> Huh, that's interesting. I was not aware of this issue, and wish you had reached
> out to me, or to support at, or filed an issue on Hagrid.

I assumed that newly launched server software with the goal to take over
all existing keyservers has been properly tested on the major desktop

We track the case as

> This BSI requirement was not known to me. While it would be preferable
> to stick

It is not a requirement but it is what has been evaluated.  Changing
anything crypto related requires discussion on whether this will affect
the approval.  It won't be a problem for GnuPG 2.3 because a lot of
things will change there anyway and a re-evaluation will be required.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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