GPGMail: Incoming email is not decrypted

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Christian Möllering

23 Mar, 2017 08:52 PM

Using current Sierra and the very current 2017.1b3 I have the problem, that incoming mails of a known communication partner, which did always decrypt, does not decrypt in Mail since the update. The text itself can be decrypted in finder. The used mail address is a second one to the same key.

Mail obviously doesn’t recognize that the mail incoming mail is encrypted (unfortunately I cannot attach a screenshot: The lock is only shown in the sent, not with the received email.

Sending an encrypted answer to the same partner works!

Completely transparent decryption as usual. A lock at the displayed incoming mail head, and automatic decryption of the content.

macOS           10.12.3     16D32
GPG Suite       2017.1b3    1812    (d43863c)
GPGMail         2.7b3       1215    (d0b5fa0)
GPG Keychain    1.3.3b2     1271    (028a4a2)
GPGServices     1.11        916     (872e77d)
MacGPG2         2.0.30-1b2  887-    (4912d26)
GPGPreferences  2.0.2b3     927     (641418e)
Libmacgpg       0.7         782     (536bf51)
pinentry        0.9.7       4       (b75069d)
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Luke Le on 23 Mar, 2017 08:54 PM

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    Hi Christian,

    fter releasing the Beta 3, we have found a few issues with encrypted messages going through MS Exchange. Unfortunately MS Exchange really likes to alter the structure of PGP/MIME message, which leads to the problem, that they are no longer properly recognized as encrypted messages in some cases.

    We have since fixed this issue in the nightly of GPG Suite.
    It would be great if you could test it and report back if it helps.

    Disclaimer: This is a development version which has not been thoroughly tested yet - bugs or crashes are to be expected. Thanks for helping us test.

  2. 2 Posted by Christian Mölle... on 23 Mar, 2017 08:59 PM

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    In fact we use an Exchange Server for email transport. Not really satisfied with it, also for other reason. I will try.



  3. 3 Posted by Christian Mölle... on 23 Mar, 2017 09:03 PM

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    the fix works for me, thanx!


  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Luke Le on 23 Mar, 2017 09:04 PM

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    Hi Christian,

    that's great! Thanks for letting us know.

    Closing this discussion. Feel free to open a new anytime should you have questions or run into problems.

  5. Luke Le closed this discussion on 23 Mar, 2017 09:04 PM.

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