USN-4516-1: GnuPG vulnerability

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Ubuntu security notices

It was discovered that GnuPG signatures could be forged when the SHA-1 algorithm is being used. This update removes validating signatures based on SHA-1 that were generated after 2019-01-19. In environments where this is still required, a new option --allow-weak-key-signatures can be used to revert this behaviour.

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