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Re: Security flaw in pgg-gpg-process-region?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Security flaw in pgg-gpg-process-region?
Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2006 19:48:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Daiki Ueno <address@hidden> writes:

> Second, (1) causes a problem which forbids using ISO-8859-1
> characters in passphrases.  So he proposed (2), but it was not a
> correct fix (passphrases should be encoded in locale-coding-system
> rather than just making them unibyte) and it was not working before
> the reversion.  I think this is not so important problem, since it
> can be avoided by using ASCII only passphrases in practice.

Passphrases exist outside of Emacs, and you don't have the option of
just typing something else.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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