Bug 63301 - unknown signatures aren't warned
Summary: unknown signatures aren't warned
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Adrian Likins
QA Contact: Jay Turner
Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2002-04-12 06:10 UTC by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-12 18:51:43 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2002:140 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated up2date and rhn_register packages available 2002-07-11 04:00:00 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:177 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated up2date and rhn_register clients available 2003-05-27 04:00:00 UTC

Description Chris Ricker 2002-04-12 06:10:13 UTC
up2date appears to be ignoring GPG signatures which it can't understand.

When downloading packages which are unsiqned it warns.  However, when
downloading packages signed with a signature it doesn't recognize (such as the
beta RPMs signed with the beta key), it downloads and installs them without
generating any warnings.

Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2002-04-12 18:22:11 UTC
The beta gpg key should be on the new default keyring
(/etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date-keyring.gpg), so the key
is known.

Comment 2 Chris Ricker 2002-04-12 18:27:21 UTC
It doesn't appear to be, at least judging by the failed checks seen from rpm
--checksig against the new packages

Comment 3 Adrian Likins 2002-04-12 18:51:37 UTC
rpm doesnt use the up2date keyring by default, so you will
need to add the key to roots keyring (or whatever keyring
you use to validate rpms with).

try `gpg --import /usr/share/rhn/BETA-RPM-GPG-KEY`
and then verifing the package...

Comment 4 Chris Ricker 2002-04-13 02:23:16 UTC
Ah, I was thinking rpm would already have the keys.  I'll close this then, since
everything works as it should after I add the keys to the user running rpm.

Comment 5 Bill Peck 2003-05-27 15:27:57 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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