On 8/22/07, Jesse Keating <jkeating(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Wed, 22 Aug 2007 13:53:40 -0400
David Zeuthen <davidz(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> Assume that Alice gets Fedora from Mallory's mirror. What prevents
> Mallory from patching the rpm and yum programs that end up on Alice's
> system to avoid honoring the keys that we, painfully, make her import?
I honestly don't have an answer for this. They could. Should we then
just throw out any and all verification utilities? That would make
No, that's not the point. The MD5 checksum we have in place now are
useful and should be kept. The point is that with those measures in
place, why don't we just ship the Fedora GPG by default?