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From: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
To: Vitaly Chikunov <vt@altlinux.org>
Cc: dhowells@redhat.com, Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>,
	Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Dmitry Kasatkin <dmitry.kasatkin@gmail.com>,
	linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org, keyrings@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 2/4] akcipher: Introduce verify2 for public key algorithms
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:19:11 +0000
Message-ID: <21754.1547655551@warthog.procyon.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190106133608.820-1-vt@altlinux.org>

Vitaly Chikunov <vt@altlinux.org> wrote:

> Current akcipher .verify() just decrypts signature to uncover message
> hash, which is then verified in upper level public_key_verify_signature
> by memcmp with the expected signature value, which is never passed into
> verify().

I think it would be better to make ->verify() take the data hash we've been
given rather than returning the expected hash for the caller to compare.  That
way the callers don't have to do two different things, depending on how the
crypto algo works.

David

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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-06 13:36 [RFC PATCH 0/4] crypto: Add EC-RDSA algorithm Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 13:36 ` [RFC PATCH 1/4] X.509: Parse public key parameters from x509 for akcipher Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-09 21:42   ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-10 18:46     ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-19  4:37       ` Herbert Xu
2019-02-24  6:48         ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-28  6:14           ` Herbert Xu
2019-02-28  7:04             ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-28  7:11               ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-28  7:51               ` Herbert Xu
2019-02-28  8:28                 ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-28  9:01                   ` Herbert Xu
2019-02-28 10:33                     ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-02-28 10:37                       ` Herbert Xu
2019-03-01 16:06                         ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 13:36 ` [RFC PATCH 2/4] akcipher: Introduce verify2 for public key algorithms Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 13:36 ` [RFC PATCH 3/4] KEYS: set correct flags for keyctl if encrypt is not supported Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 13:36 ` [RFC PATCH 4/4] crypto: Add EC-RDSA algorithm Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-06 18:11   ` Stephan Müller
2019-01-07  8:07     ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-07  8:31       ` Stephan Mueller
2019-01-07  9:04         ` Vitaly Chikunov
2019-01-16 16:15         ` David Howells
2019-01-16 16:19 ` David Howells [this message]

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