PKWARE HIPER ID: LPS-1036
Smartcrypt and SecureZIP for IBM i
Encryption of data within OpenPGP encrypted files.
Required Processing Parameters:
PKPGPZ command for OpenPGP encryption.
The PKWARE Development team has identified an issue which could result in corruption of data within an OpenPGP-encrypted file for particular data sets. This issue affects encryption and the result of this error may not be seen until attempts are made to decrypt an OpenPGP-encrypted file that exhibits this error. When this issue occurs, the OpenPGP-encrypted data cannot be recovered. This issue affects only OpenPGP encrypted data and it does not apply to file encrypted or compressed using the ZIP or GZIP formats.
A code fix is available to correct this issue. Update to the latest version level available for your version as follows. SecureZIP users should migrate to the latest Smartcrypt version.
V14.0 - tbd
V16.0 - tbd
V16.1 - update to V16.1.0C
Additional Action Recommended:
Review/test existing encrypted data sets for possible exposure to this data corruption issue (PKPGPU).
If additional information is required regarding this announcement, please contact the PKWARE Technical Support Team at http://support.pkware.com, by phone at +1.937.847.2687 (select option 2).