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Change History of Gpg4win

Please note that old releases still contain meanwhile fixed security issues.

Version 2.2.3 released 2014-11-26

  • The vanilla installer has been fixed by including GnuTLS.
  • Creation of portable versions with mkportable has been fixed.
  • GPA now works again under Windows XP.
  • Verification of a detached signature without specifying what should be verified may now show a warning and has been disabled in batch mode.
  • Tar archives can now include files and folders that use special characters (e.g. umlauts) which can be encoded in the native Windows 8-Bit codepage.
  • Kleopatra now handles preprocessing (e.g. archiving) errors and safely aborts the operation.
  • GPA has been updated to version 0.9.6.
  • A security problem in the libksba library has been fixed.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.26
Kleopatra 2.2.0-git945878c
GPA 0.9.6
GpgOL 1.2.1
GpgEX 1.0.1
Claws-Mail 3.9.1
Kompendium DE 3.0.0
Kompendium 3.0.0

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.2.3.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.2.3.en.txt

Version 2.2.2 released 2014-09-03

  • GnuPG has been updated to version 2.0.26. See release notes on www.gnupg.org for details.
  • Sreen reader support and accessibility of Kleopatra was improved.
  • A library load problem has been fixed that could keep Kleopatra from starting on some systems.
  • Kleopatra has been updated to KDE Sofware Collection 4.14.
  • Used libraries have been updated to their latest stable relase.
  • GpgEX no longer crashes if the environment variable GNUPGHOME is set.
  • Pinentry-qt warning and confirmation dialogs should now open always in foreground.
  • Problems with Outlook sender and recipient address lookup have been fixed in GpgOL. Especially for Microsoft Exchange addresses.
  • Command line output is encoded to the Windows console encoding.
  • The pinentry dialog is now translated correctly in the French locale.
  • Command line wildcards (like *.txt) work again.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.26
Kleopatra 2.2.0-gitac229d2
GPA 0.9.4
GpgOL 1.2.1
GpgEX 1.0.1
Claws-Mail 3.9.1
Kompendium DE 3.0.0
Kompendium 3.0.0

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.2.2.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.2.2.en.txt

Version 2.2.1 released 2013-10-07

  • Fixed possible infinite recursion in the compressed packet parser. [CVE-2013-4402]
  • Kleopatra no longer crashes when using Microsoft Office IME.
  • Support for SPR332 and 532 pinpads.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.22
Kleopatra 2.2.0
GPA 0.9.4
GpgOL 1.2.0
GpgEX 1.0.0
Claws-Mail 3.9.1
Kompendium DE 3.0.0
Kompendium 3.0.0

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.2.1.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.2.1.en.txt

Version 2.2.0 released 2013-08-20

  • GpgEx now works on Windows 64 bit.
  • Gpg-agent may now be used as Pageant (PuTTY authentication agent) replacement with additional smartcard support.
  • Pinentry now allows to paste in the passphrase.
  • Kleopatra no longer crashes when started by a regular user on terminal servers (Windows Server).
  • GpgOL provides rudimentary support for Outlook 2010 and 2013.
  • Extracting a tarball through the Kleopatra GUI now works reliable
  • Added mkportable.exe as a tool to create a portable installation.
  • Kleopatra now allows it to generate keys with a size up to 4096 bit.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.21
Kleopatra 2.2.0
GPA 0.9.4
GpgOL 1.2.0
GpgEX 1.0.0
Claws-Mail 3.9.1
Kompendium DE 3.0.0
Kompendium EN 3.0.0

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.2.0.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.2.0.en.txt

Version 2.1.1 released 2013-05-31

  • New versions of GnuPG, GpgOL, GPA, Kleopatra, and Claws-Mail.
  • Development files for the crypto libraries will now be installed.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.20
Kleopatra 2.1.1 (2013-05-28)
GPA 0.9.4
GpgOL 1.1.3
GpgEX 0.9.7
Claws-Mail 3.9.1
Kompendium DE 3.0.0
Kompendium EN 3.0.0-beta1

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.1.1.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.1.1.en.txt

Version 2.1.0 released 2011-03-15

  • New versions of GnuPG, Kleopatra, GpgEX, GpgOL, Claws.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.17
Kleopatra 2.1.0 (2011-02-04)
GPA 0.9.1-svn1024
GpgOL 1.1.2
GpgEX 0.9.7
Claws-Mail 3.7.8cvs47
Kompendium DE 3.0.0
Kompendium EN 3.0.0-beta1

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.1.0.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.1.0.en.txt

Version 2.0.4 released 2010-07-28

  • GpgSM bug fix.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.14 + 02-gpgsm-realloc-bug.patch
Kleopatra 2.0.14-svn1098530 (20100303)
GPA 0.9.0
GpgOL 1.1.1
GpgEX 0.9.5
Claws-Mail 3.7.4cvs1
Kompendium 3.0.0

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.0.4.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.0.4.en.txt

Version 2.0.3 released 2010-05-29

  • Bug fixes.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.14
Kleopatra 2.0.14-svn1098530 (20100303)
GPA 0.9.0
GpgOL 1.1.1
GpgEX 0.9.5
Claws-Mail 3.7.4cvs1
Kompendium 3.0.0

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.0.3.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.0.3.en.txt

Version 2.0.2 released 2010-04-12

  • Bug fixes and UI improvements.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.14
Kleopatra 2.0.14-svn1098530 (20100303)
GPA 0.9.0
GpgOL 1.1.1
GpgEX 0.9.5
Claws-Mail 3.7.4cvs1
Kompendium 3.0.0-rc1

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.0.2.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.0.2.en.txt

Version 2.0.1 released 2009-09-28

  • Fixed a problem opening Office documents and URLs with a running GpgOL.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.12
Kleopatra 2.0.11-svn1008232 (2009-09-25)
GPA 0.9.0
GpgOL 1.0.1
GpgEX 0.9.3
Claws-Mail 3.7.2cvs27
Kompendium 3.0.0-beta4

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.0.1.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.0.1.en.txt

Version 2.0.0 released 2009-08-07

  • First production release of this major redesign. Over the last 15 months we did 15 beta releases and hopefully squashed most of the serious bugs.

Included Components:

GnuPG 2.0.12
Kleopatra 20090807
GPA 0.9.0
GpgOL 1.0.0
GpgEX 0.9.3
Claws-Mail 3.7.2
Kompendium 3.0.0-beta3

Explicit download of this version: gpg4win-2.0.0.exe

Details in the README of this version: README-2.0.0.en.txt