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Jan 17 2022

werner added a member for g10code: bad.
Jan 17 2022, 8:20 PM
werner added a member for Contributor: bad.
Jan 17 2022, 8:19 PM
werner closed T5783: All s2k hardenings silently ignored when exporting private keys as Resolved.

Sending a private key with just the local protection is not a good idea. It is better to export the key and then send it in an encrypted mail - for example in symmetric mode with a strong password.

Jan 17 2022, 10:48 AM · Not A Bug, gpgagent, OpenPGP, gpg4win, gnupg
werner closed T5784: Prioritization of weak Brainpool-Curves, when de-vs aka VS-NfD mode is activated (compliance de-vs) as Resolved.

Please no holy wars on the type of curves. NIST as its opinon, Europe has its opinion, DJB has of course a different opinion. Please use the the cryptography ML for such political/technical discussions.

Jan 17 2022, 10:43 AM · Not A Bug, gpg4win, gnupg
werner changed the edit policy for T5783: All s2k hardenings silently ignored when exporting private keys.
Jan 17 2022, 10:39 AM · Not A Bug, gpgagent, OpenPGP, gpg4win, gnupg
werner changed the edit policy for T5784: Prioritization of weak Brainpool-Curves, when de-vs aka VS-NfD mode is activated (compliance de-vs).
Jan 17 2022, 10:36 AM · Not A Bug, gpg4win, gnupg
werner added a project to T5782: Smartcard unusable secret key until used via command line: kleopatra.
Jan 17 2022, 7:45 AM · kleopatra, Bug Report, gpg4win
werner is attending E906: Weekly Standup.
Jan 17 2022, 7:43 AM

Jan 14 2022

werner triaged T5781: Add tooltip to Kleo's advanced key generation dialog as Normal priority.
Jan 14 2022, 12:07 PM · Unknown Object (Project), Feature Request, kleopatra

Jan 12 2022

werner claimed T5718: Provide list of supported/compliant key algorithms.
Jan 12 2022, 8:40 PM · gnupg (gpg23), Feature Request
werner added a comment to T5718: Provide list of supported/compliant key algorithms.

No, these are simply the technically available algorithms. I'll see what I can do.

Jan 12 2022, 8:40 PM · gnupg (gpg23), Feature Request
werner committed rGf16c535eee91: gpgconf: Add command aliases -L -K -R. (authored by werner).
gpgconf: Add command aliases -L -K -R.
Jan 12 2022, 8:32 PM
werner committed rGec4a1cffb865: gpgconf: Add command aliases -L -K -R. (authored by werner).
gpgconf: Add command aliases -L -K -R.
Jan 12 2022, 8:29 PM
werner triaged T5772: pinentry-mac: PIN not escaped when using quality bar as Normal priority.

I don't know about pinentry-mac but it seems to be another name for
one our our regular pinentry variants.

Jan 12 2022, 3:23 PM · pinentry, Bug Report
werner closed T5773: Encrypt file extension as pgp as Resolved.

Rename the file and you are done.

Jan 12 2022, 3:06 PM · Support
werner committed rG96db487a4da5: common,w32: Improve HKCU->HKLM fallback (authored by werner).
common,w32: Improve HKCU->HKLM fallback
Jan 12 2022, 2:49 PM
werner added a comment to T5742: Apparent regressions between 2.2.32 and 2.2.33 of GnuPG.

Thanks for diving into the history of that code.

Jan 12 2022, 8:55 AM · Testing, Bug Report, gnupg (gpg23)
werner committed rW6d1fedf5ce14: web: Add missing news entries (authored by werner).
web: Add missing news entries
Jan 12 2022, 8:54 AM

Jan 11 2022

werner committed rD2222a2835941: blog: Fix last blog to make clear that we are talking about OS software. (authored by werner).
blog: Fix last blog to make clear that we are talking about OS software.
Jan 11 2022, 11:48 AM
werner moved T5691: Release libgcrypt 1.10.0 from Backlog to Next on the FIPS board.
Jan 11 2022, 11:06 AM · FIPS, Release Info, libgcrypt
werner moved T5759: Rename rndlinux module to rndoldlinux from Next to Done on the FIPS board.
Jan 11 2022, 11:06 AM · libgcrypt, FIPS
werner moved T5747: Provide a way to request non-FIPS service in FIPS mode from Next to Done on the FIPS board.
Jan 11 2022, 11:06 AM · Feature Request, FIPS, libgcrypt
werner moved T5600: Provide module name/version API for FIPS 140-3 from Next to Done on the FIPS board.
Jan 11 2022, 11:05 AM · libgcrypt, FIPS, Bug Report
werner added a comment to T5512: Implement service indicators.

Yes, we should introduce an INDICATOR_KDF thing.

Jan 11 2022, 10:57 AM · Feature Request, FIPS, libgcrypt
werner triaged T5769: fix typo in autogen.sh as Low priority.

The primary version of that script is in libgpg-error. Thus it needs to be fixed therefirst.

Jan 11 2022, 10:41 AM · Documentation, gpgrt

Jan 10 2022

werner added projects to T5764: Broken umlauts in the new Windows Terminal: gnupg (gpg23), i18n.
Jan 10 2022, 6:17 PM · i18n, gnupg (gpg23), Bug Report, gpg4win
werner added a comment to T5764: Broken umlauts in the new Windows Terminal.

We use GetConsoleOutputCP but fallback to GetACP if the former fails. For some reasons one of the functions seems to return 437.

Jan 10 2022, 6:16 PM · i18n, gnupg (gpg23), Bug Report, gpg4win
werner added a project to T5765: gnupg2 weird memory fault on NetBSD Loongson/mips64el N32: MIPS.

Given that you are already using libgcrypt 1.9, can you please try gnupg 2.3.4.

Jan 10 2022, 6:04 PM · MIPS, Bug Report
werner closed T5767: scdaemon gets stuck on smartcard access as Resolved.

That is annoying enough that we should do a new release. I close this bug, though.

Jan 10 2022, 6:00 PM · Bug Report, gpg4win
werner created MIPS.
Jan 10 2022, 2:17 PM
werner committed rGbf4cf04a54bb: gpgtar: List and extract using extended headers. (authored by werner).
gpgtar: List and extract using extended headers.
Jan 10 2022, 9:29 AM
werner committed rGec69ceab2615: gpgtar: Create extended header for long file names (authored by werner).
gpgtar: Create extended header for long file names
Jan 10 2022, 9:29 AM
werner changed the status of T5751: Please remove pgp.surf.nl from default dirmngr config from Open to Testing.
Jan 10 2022, 9:20 AM · dirmngr, Keyserver
werner added a comment to T5751: Please remove pgp.surf.nl from default dirmngr config.

For the next release I'll change the gnupg.net mappings to use the Ubuntu server also for non-TLS connections.

Jan 10 2022, 9:20 AM · dirmngr, Keyserver
werner committed rGd445e1936526: dirmngr: Map all gnupg.net addresses to the Ubuntu keyserver. (authored by werner).
dirmngr: Map all gnupg.net addresses to the Ubuntu keyserver.
Jan 10 2022, 9:17 AM

Jan 9 2022

werner committed rG3a1c556b2c3a: gpgtar: Create extended header for long file names (authored by werner).
gpgtar: Create extended header for long file names
Jan 9 2022, 7:09 PM
werner committed rG99a8b1f13831: gpgtar: List and extract using extended headers. (authored by werner).
gpgtar: List and extract using extended headers.
Jan 9 2022, 7:09 PM
werner closed T5734: web,libgcrypt: Publish our stance what kind of attacks are **not** under our scope as Resolved.
Jan 9 2022, 6:55 PM · www.gnupg.org, libgcrypt
werner triaged T5763: gpgme-json missing as Normal priority.
Jan 9 2022, 6:54 PM · Info Needed, Bug Report, gpg4win

Jan 8 2022

werner added a comment to T5760: Kleopatra hangs loading certificate cache on Windows 11.

See T5758. The workaround is not to set a reader-port.

Jan 8 2022, 8:24 PM · Bug Report, gpg4win
werner triaged T5761: Libgcrypt: salt-length for RSA-PSS is not documented as Normal priority.
Jan 8 2022, 8:20 PM · Bug Report, Documentation, libgcrypt

Jan 5 2022

werner triaged T5747: Provide a way to request non-FIPS service in FIPS mode as Normal priority.
Jan 5 2022, 11:50 AM · Feature Request, FIPS, libgcrypt
werner triaged T5754: gpgtar needs to support longer filenames. as High priority.
Jan 5 2022, 11:49 AM · gnupg (gpg22), gpgtar

Jan 4 2022

werner changed the edit policy for Distributions.
Jan 4 2022, 2:43 PM
werner changed the edit policy for Artwork.
Jan 4 2022, 2:43 PM
werner changed the edit policy for Press Review.
Jan 4 2022, 2:43 PM
werner changed the edit policy for Feedback.
Jan 4 2022, 2:42 PM
werner changed the Can Use Application policy for application Phriction from Administrators to Public (No Login Required).
Jan 4 2022, 2:40 PM
werner changed the edit policy for Wiki Home.
Jan 4 2022, 2:39 PM

Jan 3 2022

werner committed rG4d52ba943127: doc: Fix the title of the man pages to GnuPG 2.3 (authored by werner).
doc: Fix the title of the man pages to GnuPG 2.3
Jan 3 2022, 12:21 PM
werner committed rGe83692317573: po: Fix German translation (authored by werner).
po: Fix German translation
Jan 3 2022, 12:21 PM
werner committed rGec311425cacb: doc: Typo fixes. (authored by werner).
doc: Typo fixes.
Jan 3 2022, 12:21 PM
werner created T5754: gpgtar needs to support longer filenames..
Jan 3 2022, 10:25 AM · gnupg (gpg22), gpgtar
werner closed T5226: gpgtar: Windows decrypting a gpgtar archive with 8bit filename leads to wrong name as Resolved.

We have full Unicode support on the command line since 2.2.28 (2021-06-10)

Jan 3 2022, 10:23 AM · gpgtar
werner committed rWbd8757e83af5: appimage: Use env(1) to start with parameters. (authored by werner).
appimage: Use env(1) to start with parameters.
Jan 3 2022, 10:15 AM
werner committed rDa2504c94dccf: blog: s/Greenbone/GreenShield/ (authored by werner).
blog: s/Greenbone/GreenShield/
Jan 3 2022, 9:19 AM
werner is attending E903: Weekly Standup.
Jan 3 2022, 9:09 AM

Jan 2 2022

werner committed rDda5b32d886fc: blog: A new Future for GnuPG (authored by werner).
blog: A new Future for GnuPG
Jan 2 2022, 8:23 PM

Dec 30 2021

werner changed the status of T5732: Backport option reading in gpgconf to 2.2 from Open to Testing.

Backport done but diligent testing is required.

Dec 30 2021, 10:51 AM · Unknown Object (Project), Bug Report, kleopatra, backport, gnupg (gpg22)
werner committed rGc4153f7021af: build: Fixes recent commits to still build with gpgrt 1.27. (authored by werner).
build: Fixes recent commits to still build with gpgrt 1.27.
Dec 30 2021, 10:48 AM
werner committed rGc69c51bce0f0: gpgconf: Do not list ignored options and mark forced options as r/o. (authored by werner).
gpgconf: Do not list ignored options and mark forced options as r/o.
Dec 30 2021, 10:29 AM
werner committed rG42785d7c8a52: gpgconf: Do not list ignored options and mark forced options as r/o. (authored by werner).
gpgconf: Do not list ignored options and mark forced options as r/o.
Dec 30 2021, 10:29 AM
werner committed rGbf284fdf22f4: dirmngr: Re-group the options in the --help output. (authored by werner).
dirmngr: Re-group the options in the --help output.
Dec 30 2021, 10:29 AM
werner committed rG5fb71a8e039c: gpgsm: Re-group the options in the --help output. (authored by werner).
gpgsm: Re-group the options in the --help output.
Dec 30 2021, 10:28 AM
werner committed rGf7bde071ccc8: gpg: Re-group the options in the --help output. (authored by werner).
gpg: Re-group the options in the --help output.
Dec 30 2021, 10:28 AM
werner committed rG7f9791e16789: scd: Re-group the options in the --help output. (authored by werner).
scd: Re-group the options in the --help output.
Dec 30 2021, 10:28 AM
werner committed rG593402711523: gpgconf: Take care of --homedir when reading/updating options. (authored by werner).
gpgconf: Take care of --homedir when reading/updating options.
Dec 30 2021, 10:28 AM
werner committed rG7e535503a9c6: agent: Re-group the options in the --help output. (authored by werner).
agent: Re-group the options in the --help output.
Dec 30 2021, 10:28 AM
werner committed rGf0d034ebf4fc: common: New function xreallocarray (authored by werner).
common: New function xreallocarray
Dec 30 2021, 10:28 AM
werner committed rG7a3a1ef37071: gpgconf: Rewrite the gpgconf-comp module. (authored by werner).
gpgconf: Rewrite the gpgconf-comp module.
Dec 30 2021, 10:28 AM
werner committed rG7397872445d6: gpgconf: Support reading global options (part 1). (authored by werner).
gpgconf: Support reading global options (part 1).
Dec 30 2021, 10:28 AM
werner committed rG5f890f417f13: gpgconf: Support reading global options (part 2). (authored by werner).
gpgconf: Support reading global options (part 2).
Dec 30 2021, 10:28 AM

Dec 23 2021

werner closed T5744: Issue with connecting to GPG server as Resolved.

The debug log was from gpg and not from dirmngr and thus it is not helpful. I also guess that an older dirmngr was still running, because the LE bug has been fixed in 2.3.4.

Dec 23 2021, 5:31 PM · Bug Report, gpg4win
werner committed rD7104abaf6f91: faq: Fix a link (authored by werner).
faq: Fix a link
Dec 23 2021, 9:44 AM
werner triaged T5749: Ed25519: Signature (R,S), where S=0 is possible for EdDSA as Low priority.

The odds for this case are infinitesimal so this should not have high priority. I consider this only a code-is-as-specified thing.

Dec 23 2021, 8:50 AM · gnupg

Dec 22 2021

werner added a comment to T5751: Please remove pgp.surf.nl from default dirmngr config.

The problem is just that there are not that much keyservers left and thus I added those running by large organisations. I really don't want to overload your servers. I would also trust nlnet more than canoncial which is why I started with them.
Its all a mess. Maybe no keyserver should be the default.

Dec 22 2021, 7:54 PM · dirmngr, Keyserver
werner added a project to T5750: GpgOL links to an FSF page for "Unsicher GpgOL": Unknown Object (Project).
Dec 22 2021, 1:42 PM · Unknown Object (Project), Feature Request, gpgol
werner triaged T5750: GpgOL links to an FSF page for "Unsicher GpgOL" as High priority.
Dec 22 2021, 1:42 PM · Unknown Object (Project), Feature Request, gpgol
werner closed T5744: Issue with connecting to GPG server as Resolved.

Please see https://gnupg.org

Dec 22 2021, 7:26 AM · Bug Report, gpg4win

Dec 21 2021

werner added a comment to T5747: Provide a way to request non-FIPS service in FIPS mode.

FWIW, We have a similar mechanism for the secure memory

Dec 21 2021, 6:12 PM · Feature Request, FIPS, libgcrypt
werner closed T5746: Pinetry always loses focus after popping up under Windows as Resolved.

That is a security feature of WIndows. We can't do much about it except for bad hacks. Checkout Kleopatra to see how you can improve this.

Dec 21 2021, 6:11 PM · Not A Bug, pinentry
werner edited projects for T5742: Apparent regressions between 2.2.32 and 2.2.33 of GnuPG, added: gnupg (gpg23), Bug Report; removed gnupg (gpg22).

Things are not that easy. I actually introduced a bug in 2.3.4. Here is a comment from my working copy:

Dec 21 2021, 11:22 AM · Testing, Bug Report, gnupg (gpg23)
werner added a comment to T5744: Issue with connecting to GPG server.

For support please use the mailing list and not the bug tracker.

Dec 21 2021, 10:26 AM · Bug Report, gpg4win
werner added a comment to T5700: libgcrypt: bulk AES-GCM acceleration for ppc64le.

Seen. @jukivili can you please add it to the AUTHORS file?

Dec 21 2021, 10:13 AM · patch, ppc, libgcrypt, Feature Request

Dec 20 2021

werner set External Link to https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2021q4/000468.html on T5654: Release GnuPG 2.3.4.
Dec 20 2021, 11:29 PM · gnupg (gpg23), Release Info
werner committed rD989d56412afa: swdb: GnuPG 2.3.4 (authored by werner).
swdb: GnuPG 2.3.4
Dec 20 2021, 11:14 PM
werner closed T5654: Release GnuPG 2.3.4 as Resolved.
Dec 20 2021, 11:09 PM · gnupg (gpg23), Release Info
werner committed rG69195ab2550e: po: auto update (authored by werner).
po: auto update
Dec 20 2021, 11:03 PM
werner committed rG02b59e282eb3: Post release updates. (authored by werner).
Post release updates.
Dec 20 2021, 11:03 PM
werner committed rGf74c65fd9bbb: Release 2.3.4 (authored by werner).
Release 2.3.4
Dec 20 2021, 11:03 PM
werner committed rG610528725290: gpg: Correctly set the ownertrust for a new key. (authored by werner).
gpg: Correctly set the ownertrust for a new key.
Dec 20 2021, 11:03 PM
werner committed rG2559407c952a: po: Update German translation (authored by werner).
po: Update German translation
Dec 20 2021, 11:03 PM
werner added a comment to T5742: Apparent regressions between 2.2.32 and 2.2.33 of GnuPG.

We can even remove the hexfingerrprint call. Will go into 2.3.4. Thanks.

Dec 20 2021, 10:18 PM · Testing, Bug Report, gnupg (gpg23)
werner triaged T5743: Release GnuPG 2.3.5 as Low priority.
Dec 20 2021, 7:45 PM · Release Info, gnupg (gpg23)
werner committed rGafe5fcda52e8: gpg: Add unfinished code for --export-secret-ssh-key. (authored by werner).
gpg: Add unfinished code for --export-secret-ssh-key.
Dec 20 2021, 7:43 PM
werner committed rG038136ea48ae: wkd: Don't beg for donations (authored by werner).
wkd: Don't beg for donations
Dec 20 2021, 7:43 PM
werner committed rGda3910221608: common: Add set_membuf_err. (authored by werner).
common: Add set_membuf_err.
Dec 20 2021, 7:43 PM
werner committed rGace15e1b09dc: gpg: Allow passing a keygrip as description to pinentry. (authored by werner).
gpg: Allow passing a keygrip as description to pinentry.
Dec 20 2021, 7:43 PM
werner added a comment to T5713: Kleopatra: PKCS#12 Import no Error on bad passphrase.

It would be easier to educate gpgme about the 11.

Dec 20 2021, 4:37 PM · Unknown Object (Project), kleopatra
werner added a comment to T5742: Apparent regressions between 2.2.32 and 2.2.33 of GnuPG.

The use of register_trusted_key in do_generate_keypair was a dirty hack utilizing a bug in --trusted-key ; it would be better to set the key as ultimately trusted.

Dec 20 2021, 7:29 AM · Testing, Bug Report, gnupg (gpg23)