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GnuPG Short ID Collision Has Occurred. 110

Posted by Unknown Lamer
from the 32-bits-ought-be-enough-for-anyone dept.
kfogel writes "Asheesh Laroia now has two GPG different keys with the same short ID (70096AD1) circulating on keyservers. One of them is an older 1024-bit DSA key, the other is a newer 4096-bit RSA key. Oops. Asheesh argues that GPG's short IDs are too short to be the default anymore — collisions are too easy to create: he did it on purpose and openly, but others could do it on purpose and secretly. More discussion (and a patch by dkg) are in this bug report."
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GnuPG Short ID Collision Has Occurred.

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