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Security Response: VMware PGP Public Key for Security Alerts (1055)

Details

What is the PGP Public Key that I should use for checking the validity of security alerts signed by VMware?


Solution

Current Key

This PGP Public Key can be used for validating security alerts (VMware Security Advisories) issued by VMware, Inc. on or after March 26, 2011 and for contacting the VMware Security Response Team.

To download the key securely, click here. The key is presented here in plaintext as well. 

Public Key

-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
Version: PGP Desktop 9.8.3 (Build 4028)
 
mQGiBE2KgsARBADvIGfUd/6L6lIZyq6xsXZ89/rJoGrVhE+6VaHHBDm6In/1Y940
Z9G2NAUVOHeBvnVO42wFGq8QJzeFQyNdHGcCPp6f0GD3bN6uDXeh5BEe8Zbtb3IG
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iuDcEeWSfcGshcF8oMtiJCSIlaR2+FJhuK8An3dbWpLjaef+wWDECENUMlnzuffY
wPzZsCxHy3XCq/9RRFuwj5DT5RXzKgL+N0LdIpwZvfiEV8AgMrRJVk13YXJlIFNl
Y3VyaXR5IFJlc3BvbnNlIFRlYW0gKHJlcGxhY2VzIDB4RjA0N0Q3MTkpIDxzZWN1
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GQEFGwMAAAACFgAFHgEAAAAEFQgJCgAKCRAMRybxVuL2Q5TgAKDLXLU6cALK+NTM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=U5sC
-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----

Fingerprint

Key fingerprint = A624 C694 5F9F B1B9 4FC3 9CDC 0C47 26F1 56E2 F643

Historic Keys

These keys remain trusted, but have been retired from current use.

Key Introduced September 15, 2007

This PGP Public Key can be used for validating security alerts (VMware Security Advisories) issued by VMware, Inc. on or after September 15, 2007 up to March 25, 2011.

To download the key securely, click here. The key is presented here in plaintext as well. Public Key

-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (GNU/Linux)
 
mQGiBEZhucYRBAC476oM3Q6dr1h7qMbYbympJWNUpWoliLz/M/xqGLwUoCPsJ+Jt
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t6Y3KcgCAJB7WUQEthZkzbU6E2BMrtkYHKE/lFA7uAFQ6EqC32yoWKTAlqDwNHYh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=kV+C

-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----

Fingerprint

Key fingerprint = FBF2 1984 6E96 01B2 6753 5F33 4B62 B2B2 F047 D719

Key Introduced August 5, 2006

This PGP Public Key can be used for validating security alerts (VMware Security Advisories) issued by VMware, Inc. on or after August 5, 2006 up to September 14, 2007.

To download the key securely, click here. The key is presented here in plaintext as well.

Public Key

-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.4 (GNU/Linux)
 
mQGiBETOvBsRBACgKExi0wcncPksfT/c/HpYo8Sesdu8lujOlscso83UQplhFfR9
4wbYUdxpLOmCSmG2jz/Pd7gLADXbZUbF8pU6cKouU3/J7h2y3+uRv5pWUkCtzoxJ
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Q58MLNK5XOI9yFyZBnKoAKyhTe+zM6Pk2Sv7XoCuo+D1P4GTWNSy+AFrsMiUGM60
XW+3QpBXTeymbRVzlIG9Ve9rRLNtz7Pjhe0q5qr0MAUMAOka4rRXVk13YXJlLCBJ
bmMuIC0tIFNlY3VyaXR5IEFsZXJ0IChSZXBsYWNlcyAweEZCNDZENzkzKSA8dm13
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GcNV9A8uWkPjNB9pOFK4XzFc/4FGUvpJ+cDTauGCyNpvStgErm2WAHrGpiKJyi4R
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aWTeAKCJxLYg7oqyc2ZIgO5eM+wSdzzGWwCgoG9SvQ+SnBAbuSTeyoqiB95hCOA=
=Ghmi
-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----

Fingerprint

Key fingerprint = 167E 0123 D8F3 A515 C94D 53C4 E8A8 D087 2DA9 3E69

Key Used Before August 5, 2006

This PGP Public Key can be used for validating security alerts signed by VMware, Inc and issued prior to 5 August 2006.

To download the key securely, click here. The key is presented here in plaintext as well.

Public Key

-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
Version: GnuPG v1.2.2 (MingW32)
 
mQGiBD8PibYRBACs7yUa+Sx3lfHxUPh4v99kuiIIdbdO9KXodyTva0bSpBrZfBur
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s3tqWqIyIbzRnuE4oXv6V/Sx78X1CFSy/hlKXDs7NU2RYiZfPciQVw2lIy9dO6ad
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S637RteTN5oAn3NAhIpX/SHqtugs6geRAVQoizbnAJwMiMPpA9mUEfkOBqajbtfw
s3QEwA==
=PeGj
-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----

Fingerprint

Key fingerprint = 79C9 6856 3277 37E4 1927 DC42 2EC6 4BAD FB46 D793

Keywords

1055; alertz; openpgp; pgp; gpg; gnupg;

Update History

09/29/2011 - Updated article to include secure downoad links.

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