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Date: Sat, 09 Nov 2013 22:35:50 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: gpg requires more test vectors

On 2013-11-09 01:50, Lukas Odzioba wrote:
> dhiru, magnum, all:
> Let's talk about this:
> I've spent another evening on that, now I would apreciate any help.
> GnuPG version 1.4.10 which I tested supports 10 symmetric crypto
> algorithms and 7 hash functions used in s2k.
> So we need at least 70 test vectors to cover all of them + some
> variants of spec_simple, spec_salted.

That's tedious but probably a good idea.

> Our current code does not handle the following algorithms:
> That's something to add, or at least mention in release notes.

I really hope its valid() rejects these - if not, I'll throw the format 
into broken until fixed.

> I am including merged 70 test vectors, john loads only 25 of them as
> expected, and cracks 0 of them.

It only loads 25 due to valid doing the Right Thing[tm]? That's good 
then. But as you said it should be documented and eventually fixed.


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