Re: kernel.org status: establishing a PGP web of trust
From: Krzysztof Halasa
Date: Thu Oct 06 2011 - 13:06:02 EST
Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> If you just want to be sure that patch number 100 comes from the same
> person as the 99 patches before you could do that without key signing
> (require signed patches and check that all 100 patches were signed by
> the same key).
This leaves room for MITM attacks. The attacked can remove the original
signature and add his own.
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