[BangPypers] trust/certify python exe

Ramchandra Apte maniandram01 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 13:53:56 CET 2013


I don't think the Python binaries are signed by Microsoft; it is quite
costly to certify every release (even minor ones)


On 4 February 2013 12:08, Baiju M <baiju.m.mail at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Nithin,
>
> Those individuals keys will be signed by many others.  Sometimes during
> key signing party:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_signing_party
>
> See somebody who you can trust has been signed those keys.
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 11:37 AM, Nitin Kumar <nitin.nitp at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks Baiju,
> >
> > But as the link suggest "Source and binary executables are signed by the
> > release manager using *their* OpenPGP key"
> > These personal signature wont work. Isn't there any sign from trusted
> > source say
> > Microsoft, verisign etc?
> >
> > Nitin K
> >
> >
> > Nitin K
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 3:44 PM, Baiju M <baiju.m.mail at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Nitin,
> >>
> >> The procedure to verify Python EXEs is given here (using PGP/GPG):
> >> http://www.python.org/download/#openpgp-public-keys
> >>
> >> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 3:16 PM, Nitin Kumar <nitin.nitp at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > Hi All,
> >> >
> >> > I am trying to automate one of the application.
> >> > This application (few fuctions which need high security) allow only
> those
> >> > exe to access there APIs which are trusted.
> >> >
> >> > As python is not trusted, is there way we can trust/certify python
> >> exe/dlls?
> >> >
> >> > I tried blow command but of no use for me
> >> >
> >> > d:\visual studio 2010p\vc\bin>signtool sign /a c:\Python27\python.exe
> >> > SignTool Error: No certificates were found that met all the given
> >> criteria.
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Nitin K
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