Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: gnupg update
Oct 22, 2000, 15:53 (0 Talkback[s])
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Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2000 22:25:30 -0600
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team firstname.lastname@example.org
To: Linux Mandrake Security Announcements
Subject: [Security Announce] MDKSA-2000:063 - gnupg update
Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
Package name: gnupg
Date: October 20th, 2000
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2000:063
Affected versions: 7.0, 7.1
A problem exists in all versions of GnuPG prior to and including
1.0.3. Because of this problem, GnuPG may report files which have
been signed with multiple keys (one or more of which may be
incorrect) to be valid even if one of the signatures is in fact
Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates prior to
upgrading to ensure the integrity of the downloaded package. You
can do this by running the md5sum program on the downloaded package
by using "md5sum package.rpm".
To upgrade automatically, use
If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package
from one of our FTP server mirrors and uprade with "rpm -Uvh
You can download the updates directly from:
Or try one of the other mirrors listed at:
Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/"
directory. For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM
package for Linux-Mandrake 7.1, look for it in "updates/7.1/RPMS/".
Updated source RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not
need to download them.
Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours
to update, so if you want an immediate upgrade, please use one of
the two above-listed mirrors.
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