[OTR-dev] 4.0.0-rc3 ready to roll. Please try it out!

Ian Goldberg ian at cypherpunks.ca
Sun Sep 2 08:38:41 EDT 2012

On Sun, Sep 02, 2012 at 07:58:01AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > Something's jogging my memory.  There was one (beta?) version of
> > libgcrypt that didn't correctly handle counter-mode encryption of
> > messages that weren't a multiple of the block size.  When used with
> > libotr, it would give exactly the error you reported.  But it should
> > give the same error with the old libotr (3.2.x), so that doesn't seem
> > like it's the right explanation.
> >
> > http://lists.cypherpunks.ca/pipermail/otr-dev/2011-April/001168.html
> pkgsrc (and thus my system) has 1.5.0.  There are some pkgsrc patches,
> but they're about other things.  And I did not rebuild libgcrypt or
> pidgin, just libotr and pidgin-otr.

Can you confirm that the 1.5.0 in pkgsrc already has the above patch
applied to it?

> (I sent you the actual bits off-list.)

Thanks; I'll take a look.

   - Ian

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