A malicious server for a special remote could trick git-annex into decrypting a file that was encrypted to the user's gpg key. This attack could be used to expose encrypted data that was never stored in git-annex. Daniel Dent discovered this attack in collaboration with Joey Hess.
Created git-annex tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-all [bug 1595635]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1595634]