#749 ✓released

update GnuPG 2.2.24

Reported by steve | November 17th, 2020 @ 04:36 PM | in 2.2.24 (closed)

Noteworthy changes in version 2.2.24:

  • Allow Unicode file names on Windows almost everywhere. Note that it is still not possible to use Unicode strings on the command line. This change also fixes a regression in 2.2.22 related to non-ascii file names. [#5098]

  • Fix localized time printing on Windows. [#5073]

  • gpg: New command --quick-revoke-sig. [#5093]

  • gpg: Do not use weak digest algos if selected by recipient preference during sign+encrypt. [4c181d51a6]

  • gpg: Switch to AES256 for symmetric encryption in de-vs mode. [166e779634]

  • gpg: Silence weak digest warnings with --quiet. [#4893]

  • gpg: Print new status line CANCELED_BY_USER for a cancel during symmetric encryption. [f05d1772c4]

  • gpg: Fix the encrypt+sign hash algo preference selection for ECDSA. This is in particular needed for keys created from existing smartcard based keys. [aeed0b93ff]

  • agent: Fix secret key import of GnuPG 2.3 generated Ed25519 keys. [#5114]

  • agent: Keep some permissions of private-keys-v1.d. [#2312]

  • dirmngr: Align sks-keyservers.netCA.pem use between ntbtls and gnutls builds. [e4f3b74c91]

  • dirmngr: Fix the pool keyserver case for a single host in the pool. [72e04b03b1a7]

  • scd: Fix the use case of verify_chv2 by CHECKPIN. [61aea64b3c]

  • scd: Various improvements to the ccid-driver. [#4616,#5065]

  • scd: Minor fixes for Yubikey [25bec16d0b]

  • gpgconf: New option --show-versions.

  • w32: Install gpg-check-pattern and example profiles. Install Windows subsystem variant of gpgconf (gpgconf-w32).

  • i18n: Complete overhaul and completion of the Italian translation. Thanks to Denis Renzi.

  • Require Libgcrypt 1.8 because 1.7 has long reached end-of-life.

    Release-info: https://dev.gnupg.org/T5052

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