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Check integrity of Gpg4win packages

Usually you can use Microsoft's own methods to check that the installer is signed by one of the current code signing certificates listed below.

Microsoft will normally display the code signature in an user account control dialog when you try to execute the downloaded file; alternatively you can take a look in the file properties with the explorer.

Additional methods how to check the integrity can be found on the Wiki page on integrity checks.

Code Signing Certificate

All Gpg4win exe installer files since April 2016 are signed with the following code signing certificate:

      S/N: 1121A3D67EAB28AA86FD85728B57FA62630D
   Issuer: CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G2,O=GlobalSign nv-sa,C=BE
  Subject: 1.2.840.113549.1.9.1=#636F64657369676E696E6740696E7465766174696F6E2E6465,
           CN=Intevation GmbH,O=Intevation GmbH,L=Osnabrueck,ST=Niedersachsen,C=DE
 sha1_fpr: DE:16:D5:97:2F:0B:73:95:F7:D9:1E:DC:1F:21:9B:0F:FE:89:FA:B3
  md5_fpr: C0:98:08:94:D4:E7:97:3E:9D:F4:18:E4:5E:0A:2E:D7
notBefore: 2016-03-30 16:54:41
 notAfter: 2019-03-31 16:54:41

Previously used code signing certificates were:

      S/N: 112117F638BDC993B761C6073D63C2F86EC4
   Issuer: CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2,O=GlobalSign nv-sa,C=BE
  Subject: 1.2.840.113549.1.9.1=#636F64657369676E696E6740696E7465766174696F6E2E6465,
           CN=Intevation GmbH,O=Intevation GmbH,L=Osnabrueck,ST=Niedersachsen,C=DE
 sha1_fpr: 15:94:27:DA:C1:6E:68:A4:DD:47:EF:04:D2:17:C5:56:00:CF:A0:EC
  md5_fpr: 35:64:A0:D5:FC:6A:58:83:B8:C4:F7:1F:1C:F9:A6:9E
notBefore: 2013-06-20 14:48:08
 notAfter: 2016-09-10 09:27:26

      S/N: 0100000000012A60AF8A8F
   Issuer: CN=GlobalSign ObjectSign CA,OU=ObjectSign CA,O=GlobalSign nv-sa,C=BE
  Subject: 1.2.840.113549.1.9.1=#636F64657369676E696E6740696E7465766174696F6E2E6465,
           CN=Intevation GmbH,O=Intevation GmbH,C=DE
 sha1_fpr: B4:71:26:90:F0:3A:69:1E:F0:75:3F:8D:11:C9:EA:C3:6D:FB:7C:92
  md5_fpr: 80:0E:E2:F9:6F:AC:F4:16:0F:B2:AB:65:CA:82:22:55
notBefore: 2010-08-11 09:27:29
 notAfter: 2013-08-11 09:27:26

SHA256 checksums

b2144904f103dad48328fe125eb182c4dcfbe8093d48b74691613e0d2ed26033  gpg4win-3.1.1.exe
bd2219638a2c0856f28c2c415c5a89a263885a31c4e141552348d9ae7bf3bbac  gpg4win-src-3.1.1.exe
3a98b015cbcaa5faa24a564bfbb52ac08a653bcbcd869c6e42f36b9152145b6b  gpg4win-3.1.1.tar.bz2

SHA1 checksums

369040c292358d68d8328d5a9b97d71f80cdf3d7  gpg4win-3.1.1.exe
b3e4e57ecb05308aeff8e30876c0c4ce956b0234  gpg4win-src-3.1.1.exe
dc0bc06c7d57be522177ee05200f704e8103bc59  gpg4win-3.1.1.tar.bz2

OpenPGP signatures

For gpg4win-3.1.1.exe: https://files.gpg4win.org/gpg4win-3.1.1.exe.sig
For gpg4win-src-3.1.1.exe: https://files.gpg4win.org/gpg4win-src-3.1.1.exe.sig
For gpg4win-3.1.1.tar.bz2: https://files.gpg4win.org/gpg4win-3.1.1.tar.bz2.sig

The signatures have been created with the following OpenPGP certificate:
Intevation File Distribution Key
(Fingerprint: 61AC 3F5E E4BE 593C 13D6 8B1E 7CBD 620B EC70 B1B8)


Since 2017 new releases are additionally signed with a new certificate that matches more modern key standards:
Intevation File Distribution Key
(Fingerprint: 13E3 CE81 AFEA 6F68 3E46 6E0D 42D8 7608 2688 DA1A)

The certificate can also be retrieved from OpenPGP certificate servers. Loading a certificate from a certificate server can be done e.g. via Kleopatra or GPA. Checking the signature of a file is best done with GpgEX via the Explorer.

File lengths

If you have a mismatch on the checksum or a bad signature you should first verify that you really downloaded the complete file. Here are the lengths you should get:

28344712  bytes for gpg4win-3.1.1.exe
228209024 bytes for gpg4win-src-3.1.1.exe
5427995   bytes for gpg4win-3.1.1.tar.bz2