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bug#7490: Bug#594510: emacs23-common: OpenPGP-signed message composition


From: Rob Browning
Subject: bug#7490: Bug#594510: emacs23-common: OpenPGP-signed message composition uses micalg=pgp-rmd160 instead of micalg=pgp-ripemd160
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2010 13:58:18 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

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Daniel Kahn Gillmor <address@hidden> writes:

>
> /usr/share/emacs/23.1/lisp/epg.elc lists OpenPGP's digest algorithms
> as follows:
>
> (defconst epg-digest-algorithm-alist #3#)) ((1 . "MD5") (2 . "SHA1")
> (3 . "RMD160") (8 . "SHA256") (9 . "SHA384") (10 . "SHA512"))
>
> but the declaration for RIPEMD160 is wrong, according to the registry
> in RFC 4880.  It should be:
>
> (defconst epg-digest-algorithm-alist #3#)) ((1 . "MD5") (2 . "SHA1")
> (3 . "RIPEMD160") (8 . "SHA256") (9 . "SHA384") (10 . "SHA512"))
>
> This causes messages to be produced with a mismatched pgp-micalg entry
> in the Content-Type: line, which in turn causes some MUAs to fail to
> validate them.

Thanks
-- 
Rob Browning
rlb @defaultvalue.org and @debian.org
GPG as of 2002-11-03 14DD 432F AE39 534D B592 F9A0 25C8 D377 8C7E 73A4





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