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From: "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
To: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
Cc: Satya Tangirala <satyat@google.com>,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-f2fs-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	linux-fscrypt@vger.kernel.org, keyrings@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mtd@lists.infradead.org, linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org,
	Paul Crowley <paulcrowley@google.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 06/16] fscrypt: add FS_IOC_ADD_ENCRYPTION_KEY ioctl
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 14:50:03 -0400
Message-ID: <20190728185003.GF6088@mit.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190726224141.14044-7-ebiggers@kernel.org>

On Fri, Jul 26, 2019 at 03:41:31PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> 
> Add a new fscrypt ioctl, FS_IOC_ADD_ENCRYPTION_KEY.  This ioctl adds an
> encryption key to the filesystem's fscrypt keyring ->s_master_keys,
> making any files encrypted with that key appear "unlocked".

Note: it think it's going to be useful to make the keyring id
available someplace like /sys/fs/<fs>/<blkdev>/keyring, or preferably
in the new fsinfo system call.  Yes, the system administrator can paw
through /proc/keys and try to figure it out, but it will be nicer if
there's a direct way to do that.

For that matter, we could just add a new ioctl which returns the file
system's keyring id.  That way an application program won't have to
try to figure out what a file's underlying sb->s_id happens to be.
(Especially if things like overlayfs are involved.)

> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/fscrypt.h b/include/uapi/linux/fscrypt.h
> index 29a945d165def..93d6eabaa7de4 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/fscrypt.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/fscrypt.h
> +
> +struct fscrypt_key_specifier {
> +#define FSCRYPT_KEY_SPEC_TYPE_DESCRIPTOR	1
> +	__u32 type;
> +	__u32 __reserved;

Can you move the definition of FSCRYPT_KEY_SPEC_TYPE_DESCRIPTOR
outside of the structure definition, and then add a comment about what
is a "descriptor" key spec?  (And then in a later patch, please add a
comment about what is an "identifier" key type.)  There's an
explanation in Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst, I know, but a
one or two line comment plus a pointer to
Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst in the header file would be
really helpful.

Otherwise, it looks good.   Feel free to add:

Reviewed-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>

						- Ted

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Thread overview: 51+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-26 22:41 [PATCH v7 00/16] fscrypt: key management improvements Eric Biggers
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 01/16] fs, fscrypt: move uapi definitions to new header <linux/fscrypt.h> Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 15:08   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 02/16] fscrypt: use FSCRYPT_ prefix for uapi constants Eric Biggers
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 03/16] fscrypt: use FSCRYPT_* definitions, not FS_* Eric Biggers
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 04/16] fscrypt: add ->ci_inode to fscrypt_info Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 15:09   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 05/16] fscrypt: refactor v1 policy key setup into keysetup_legacy.c Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 15:40   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-29 19:37     ` Eric Biggers
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 06/16] fscrypt: add FS_IOC_ADD_ENCRYPTION_KEY ioctl Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 18:50   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o [this message]
2019-07-29 19:46     ` Eric Biggers
2019-07-29 20:14       ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 07/16] fscrypt: add FS_IOC_REMOVE_ENCRYPTION_KEY ioctl Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 19:24   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-29 19:58     ` Eric Biggers
2019-07-31 18:38       ` Eric Biggers
2019-07-31 23:38         ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-08-01  1:11           ` [f2fs-dev] " Eric Biggers
2019-08-01  5:31             ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-08-01 18:35               ` Eric Biggers
2019-08-01 18:46                 ` Eric Biggers
2019-08-01 22:04               ` Eric Biggers
2019-08-02  4:38                 ` Eric Biggers
2019-08-12 14:16                   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 08/16] fscrypt: add FS_IOC_GET_ENCRYPTION_KEY_STATUS ioctl Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 19:30   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 09/16] fscrypt: add an HKDF-SHA512 implementation Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 19:39   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-29 20:29     ` Eric Biggers
2019-07-29 21:42       ` James Bottomley
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 10/16] fscrypt: v2 encryption policy support Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 21:17   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-29 20:46     ` Eric Biggers
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 11/16] fscrypt: allow unprivileged users to add/remove keys for v2 policies Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 21:22   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 12/16] fscrypt: require that key be added when setting a v2 encryption policy Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 21:24   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 13/16] ext4: wire up new fscrypt ioctls Eric Biggers
2019-07-28 21:24   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 14/16] f2fs: " Eric Biggers
2019-07-30  0:36   ` Jaegeuk Kim
2019-08-02  8:10   ` Chao Yu
2019-08-02 17:31     ` Eric Biggers
2019-08-04  9:42       ` [f2fs-dev] " Chao Yu
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 15/16] ubifs: " Eric Biggers
2019-07-30  0:39   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-26 22:41 ` [PATCH v7 16/16] fscrypt: document the new ioctls and policy version Eric Biggers
2019-07-29  2:00   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-07-29 21:36     ` Eric Biggers

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