[dm-crypt] [ANNOUNCE] cryptsetup 1.6.4

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Feb 27 18:30:44 CET 2014


Am 27.02.2014 15:39, schrieb Milan Broz:
> The stable cryptsetup 1.6.4 release is available at
> 
>     https://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/
> 
> Please note that release packages are now located on kernel.org
> 
>     https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/cryptsetup/v1.6/
> 
> Feedback and bug reports are welcomed.

Thank you for your work on cryptsetup.

> * Add internal "whirlpool_gcryptbug hash" for accessing flawed
>   Whirlpool hash in gcrypt (requires gcrypt 1.6.1 or above).
> 
>   The gcrypt version of Whirlpool hash algorithm was flawed in some
>   situations.
> 
>   This means that if you used Whirlpool in LUKS header and upgraded
>   to new gcrypt library your LUKS container become inaccessible.
> 
>   Please refer to cryptsetup FAQ for detail how to fix this situation.

I don't see any information on how to fix this problem in the FAQ. Can
you provide a more precise reference?

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