Software update: GnuPG 2.2.7




Version 2.2.7 of GnuPG has been released. GnuPG stands for GNU Privacy Guard and is often abbreviated to GPG. This is a collection of tools for securing communication flows and data. It can be used to encrypt data and create digital signatures, and to provide a framework for public key cryptography. It supports both OpenPGP and s / mime standards. For more information we refer to this page . The most important changes that have been made in this publication are listed below.

Noteworthy changes in version 2.2.7
gpg: New option – no-symkey-cache to disable the passphrase cache for symmetrical en- and decryption.
gpg: The ERRSIG status now prints the fingerprint if that is part of the signature.
gpg: Relax emitting or FAILURE status lines
gpg: Add a status flag to “sig” lines printed with – list-sigs.
gpg: Fix “Too many open files” when using – multifile. [# 3951]
ssh: Return an error for unknown ssh-agent flags. [# 3880]
dirmngr: Fix a regression since 2.1.16 which caused corrupted CRL caches under Windows. [# 2448, # 3923]
dirmngr: Fix a CNAME problem with pools and TLS. Also use a fixed mapping of to [# 3755]
dirmngr: Try resurrecting dead hosts earlier (from 3 to 1.5 hours).
dirmngr: Fallback to CRL if no default OCSP responder is configured.
dirmngr: Implement CRL fetching via https. Here a redirection to http is explictly allowed.
dirmngr: Make LDAP searching and CRL fetching work under Windows. This stopped working with 2.1. [# 3937]
agent, dirmngr: New sub-command “getenv” for “getinfo” to ease debugging.

Version number 2.2.7
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, BSD, Solaris, UNIX, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10
License type GPL


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