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Re: [suse-security] md5sums
  • From: Thomas Biege <thomas@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 May 2000 10:01:06 +0200 (MEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.05.10005050959330.16774-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 5 May 2000, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:

> > As there seems to be constant problems with md5sums, would it be
> > possible to set up a http-service offering md5-sums of the distribution-
> > and update files thus removing the need to have related security posting
> > whenever you need to check the authentity of any file you have. These
> > transfers could possibly be signed by SuSE:s private pgp key so that
> > authentity could be checked against the public key printed on SuSE
> > manual.
>
> I brought this up a month ago but there was no reaction from SuSE at all.

There was some internal reaction... we prepare the usage of gpg signs for
rpm's.

Bye,
Thomas
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Thomas Biege, SuSE GmbH, Schanzaeckerstr. 10, 90443 Nuernberg
E@mail: thomas@xxxxxxx Function: Security Support & Auditing
"lynx -source http://www.suse.de/~thomas/thomas.pgp | pgp -fka"
Key fingerprint = 09 48 F2 FD 81 F7 E7 98 6D C7 36 F1 96 6A 12 47


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