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Signed rpm installation fails on SLES 11 SP4

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 (SLES 11 SP4)


RPM signature checking fails when the public key contains subkeys.


Update to the rpm package from 

The update patches the rpm tool to ignore subkeys when parsing the public key.


With the rpm tool in SLES 11 SP4, parsing subkeys ends up overwriting data in the main key thereby causing bogus signature checking failures.


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  • Document ID:7022940
  • Creation Date: 09-May-2018
  • Modified Date:14-Oct-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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