[Enigmail] New GnuPG 2.0.27

Bob Henson bob.henson at galen.org.uk
Sat Mar 21 10:26:15 CET 2015


On 20/03/2015 10:01 pm, Olav Seyfarth wrote:
>>>> installed GnupG 2.0.27, via Gpg4Win 2.2.4
>>> reason is, that GnuPG 2.0.27 errors out if it detects keys using MD5. 
>>> Workaround: use allow-weak-digest-algos in Enigmail or gpg.conf
>> Is there a method to search for such keys?
> 
> I definitely *don't know whether this is correct*, but what I did is
>   > gpg --list-key 0x00000000000000000000000000000000
> This, in my case, *seemes* to list all affected keys. Don't ask me why.
> I stumbled upon it while I got displayed keys with FPR all zero...
> 
> I exported these keys to be able to roll back ...
>   > gpg --export 0x00000000000000000000000000000000 > md5_keys.gpg
> 
> ... and deleted them manually by executing this as long as it still found some:
>   > gpg --delete-keys 0x00000000000000000000000000000000
> 
> After that cleanup, I had no more errors even without allow-weak-digest-algos .
> 

That worked fine. Deletion was a shade more complex as two old Thawtes
keys had private keys, but all is now well. Thanks again,

Regards,

Bob







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