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Re: AW: [suse-security] ID wwywxugwisi... thanks



On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 09:53, dag Danczul Georg wrote:
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> I agree too. Where, when not in security lists could this done for testing?
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Yeah, me too ... but ...

> georg
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> Von: john@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:john@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 17. Februar 2004 18:50
> An: suse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Betreff: RE: [suse-security] ID wwywxugwisi... thanks
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>   I agree that it's a dumb idea, but these virii don't know and don't care
> what the purpose of this list is. Someday some nitwit will stumble onto a
> piece of code that exploits an as-yet undiscovered flaw in one or more
> linux email clients, and we'll have a small disaster. It's just plain
> naive to think this will never happen. Perhaps later than sooner, but
> there is a lot more likelyhood that it will than it won't.
> 
> Since it does no good to complain without offering a solution, here's an
> idea:
> 
>   Why not require all messages posted to this list to be signed with the
> users's gpg key? Building functionality into the list daemon to verify
> signatures would be easy task and would also help cut back on the spam
> that invades this list from time to time. Users can supply their public
> key at subscription time or it can be pulled from a keyserver when the
> users posts. It's really not a huge inconvenience...
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>   I'm signing this post to show how easy it is.
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my mail is also signed by my email client. Will the list server be able
to figure out all the different ways that a signature is attached?

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> Just my modest input...
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