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From: Lakshmi <nramas@linux.microsoft.com>
To: Linux Integrity <linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org>,
	Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.ibm.com>,
	David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	James Morris <jamorris@linux.microsoft.com>,
	Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: Balaji Balasubramanyan <balajib@linux.microsoft.com>,
	Prakhar Srivastava <prsriva@linux.microsoft.com>
Subject: [PATCH 0/2] public key: IMA signer logging: Log public key of IMA Signature signer in IMA log
Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 10:14:15 -0700
Message-ID: <6b69f115-96cf-890a-c92b-0b2b05798357@linux.microsoft.com> (raw)

The motive behind this patch series is to measure the public key
of the IMA signature signer in the IMA log.

The IMA signature of the file, logged using ima-sig template, contains
the key identifier of the key that was used to generate the signature.
But outside the client machine this key id is not sufficient to
uniquely determine which key the signature corresponds to.
Providing the public key of the signer in the IMA log would
allow, for example, an attestation service to securely verify
if the key used to generate the IMA signature is a valid and
trusted one, and that the key has not been revoked or expired.

An attestation service would just need to maintain a list of
valid public keys and using the data from the IMA log can attest
the system files loaded on the client machine.

To achieve the above the patch series does the following:
   - Adds a new method in asymmetric_key_subtype to query
     the public key of the given key
   - Adds a new IMA template namely "ima-sigkey" to store\read
     the public key of the IMA signature signer. This template
     extends the existing template "ima-sig"

Lakshmi (2):
   add support for querying public key from a given key
   add a new template ima-sigkey to store/read the public, key of ima
     signature signer

  .../admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt         |  2 +-
  Documentation/crypto/asymmetric-keys.txt      |  1 +
  Documentation/security/IMA-templates.rst      |  5 +-
  crypto/asymmetric_keys/public_key.c           |  7 +++
  crypto/asymmetric_keys/signature.c            | 24 +++++++++
  include/crypto/public_key.h                   |  1 +
  include/keys/asymmetric-subtype.h             |  3 ++
  security/integrity/digsig.c                   | 54 +++++++++++++++++--
  security/integrity/digsig_asymmetric.c        | 44 +++++++++++++++
  security/integrity/ima/Kconfig                |  3 ++
  security/integrity/ima/ima_template.c         |  3 ++
  security/integrity/ima/ima_template_lib.c     | 43 +++++++++++++++
  security/integrity/ima/ima_template_lib.h     |  4 ++
  security/integrity/integrity.h                | 29 +++++++++-
  14 files changed, 216 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

-- 
2.17.1

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-14 17:14 Lakshmi [this message]
2019-05-14 17:29 ` Mimi Zohar
2019-05-15 18:17   ` Lakshmi
2019-05-16 22:45     ` Mimi Zohar
2019-05-16 14:34 ` Ken Goldman
2019-05-17  1:29   ` Lakshmi
2019-05-17 14:41     ` Ken Goldman
2019-05-20 23:15       ` Lakshmi
2019-05-22 18:57         ` Ken Goldman
2019-05-22 19:37           ` Lakshmi

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