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From: Lakshmi Ramasubramanian <nramas@linux.microsoft.com>
To: Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.ibm.com>,
	dhowells@redhat.com, matthewgarrett@google.com,
	sashal@kernel.org, jamorris@linux.microsoft.com,
	linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org, keyrings@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 01/10] IMA: Defined an IMA hook to measure keys on key create or update
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2019 16:21:43 -0800
Message-ID: <c838a233-28fb-cad2-4694-18366c2643a4@linux.microsoft.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1573080189.5028.313.camel@linux.ibm.com>


On 11/6/2019 2:43 PM, Mimi Zohar wrote:

>> +void ima_post_key_create_or_update(struct key *keyring, struct key *key,
>> +				   unsigned long flags, bool create)
>> +{
>> +	if ((keyring != NULL) && (key != NULL))
>> +		return;
> 
> I would move the patch that defines the "keyring=" policy option prior
> to this one.  Include the call to process_buffer_measurement() in this
> patch.  A subsequent patch would add support to defer measuring the
> key, by calling a function named something like
> ima_queue_key_measurement().
> 
> Mimi

As I'd stated in the other response, I wanted to isolate all key related 
code in a separate C file and build it if and only if all CONFIG 
dependencies are met.

I can do the following:

=> Define the IMA hook in ima_asymmetric_keys.c instead of ima_main.c

=> In include/linux/ima.h declare the IMA hook if 
CONFIG_IMA_MEASURE_ASYMMETRIC_KEYS is enabled.
Else, NOP it.

#ifdef CONFIG_IMA_MEASURE_ASYMMETRIC_KEYS
extern void ima_post_key_create_or_update(struct key *keyring,
					  struct key *key,
					  unsigned long flags,
                                           bool create);
#else
static inline void ima_post_key_create_or_update(struct key *keyring,
						 struct key *key,
						 unsigned long flags,
						 bool create) {}
#endif

Would that be acceptable?

thanks,
  -lakshmi



  reply index

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-06 19:01 [PATCH v4 0/10] KEYS: Measure keys when they are created or updated Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 01/10] IMA: Defined an IMA hook to measure keys on key create or update Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 22:43   ` Mimi Zohar
2019-11-07  0:21     ` Lakshmi Ramasubramanian [this message]
2019-11-07  3:40       ` Mimi Zohar
2019-11-07 18:42         ` Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-07 20:53           ` Mimi Zohar
2019-11-07 21:12             ` Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 02/10] IMA: Added KEYRING_CHECK func in IMA policy to measure keys Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 03/10] IMA: Added keyrings= option in IMA policy to only measure keys added to the specified keyrings Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 04/10] IMA: Read keyrings= option from the IMA policy into ima_rule_entry Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 05/10] IMA: Updated IMA policy functions to return keyrings option read from the policy Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 06/10] IMA: Measure key if the IMA policy allows measurement for the keyring to which the key is linked to Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 07/10] IMA: Added a boolean flag to track IMA initialization status Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 08/10] IMA: Defined functions to queue and dequeue keys for measurement Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 22:44   ` Mimi Zohar
2019-11-06 23:52     ` Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-07  2:20     ` Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 09/10] IMA: Call queue and dequeue functions to measure keys Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2019-11-06 19:01 ` [PATCH v4 10/10] KEYS: Call the IMA hook to measure key when a new key is created or an existing key is updated Lakshmi Ramasubramanian

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