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From: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>
To: Jia Zhang <zhang.jia@linux.alibaba.com>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>,
	Tianjia Zhang <tianjia.zhang@linux.alibaba.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>,
	Shuah Khan <shuah@kernel.org>, X86 ML <x86@kernel.org>,
	linux-sgx@vger.kernel.org,
	"open list:KERNEL SELFTEST FRAMEWORK" 
	<linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] selftests/sgx: fix EINIT failure dueto SGX_INVALID_SIGNATURE
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 23:39:11 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YEk8f/29icpsUhas@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1f5c2375-39e2-65a8-3ad3-8dc43422f568@linux.alibaba.com>

On Wed, Mar 10, 2021 at 08:44:44PM +0800, Jia Zhang wrote:
> 
> 
> On 2021/3/2 下午9:47, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 01, 2021 at 09:54:37PM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> >> On Mon, Mar 1, 2021 at 9:06 PM Tianjia Zhang
> >> <tianjia.zhang@linux.alibaba.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 3/1/21 5:54 PM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> >>>> On Mon, Mar 01, 2021 at 01:18:36PM +0800, Tianjia Zhang wrote:
> >>>>> q2 is not always 384-byte length. Sometimes it only has 383-byte.
> >>>>
> >>>> What does determine this?
> >>>>
> >>>>> In this case, the valid portion of q2 is reordered reversely for
> >>>>> little endian order, and the remaining portion is filled with zero.
> >>>>
> >>>> I'm presuming that you want to say "In this case, q2 needs to be reversed because...".
> >>>>
> >>>> I'm lacking these details:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. Why the length of Q2 can vary?
> >>>> 2. Why reversing the bytes is the correct measure to counter-measure
> >>>>     this variation?
> >>>>
> >>>> /Jarkko
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> When use openssl to generate a key instead of using the built-in
> >>> sign_key.pem, there is a probability that will encounter this problem.
> >>>
> >>> Here is a problematic key I encountered. The calculated q1 and q2 of
> >>> this key are both 383 bytes, If the length is not processed, the
> >>> hardware signature will fail.
> >>
> >> Presumably the issue is that some keys have parameters that have
> >> enough leading 0 bits to be effectively shorter.  The openssl API
> >> (and, sadly, a bunch  of the ASN.1 stuff) treats these parameters as
> >> variable-size integers.
> > 
> > But the test uses a static key. It used to generate a key on fly but
> 
> IMO even though the test code, it comes from the linux kernel, meaning
> that its quality has a certain guarantee and it is a good reference, so
> the test code still needs to ensure its correctness.

Hmm... what is working incorrectly then?

/Jarkko

  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-10 21:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-01  5:18 Tianjia Zhang
2021-03-01  9:54 ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-03-02  5:06   ` Tianjia Zhang
2021-03-02  5:54     ` Andy Lutomirski
2021-03-02 13:47       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-03-10 12:44         ` Jia Zhang
2021-03-10 21:39           ` Jarkko Sakkinen [this message]
2021-03-11  2:47             ` Jia Zhang
2021-03-11  3:42               ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-03-11  4:53                 ` Tianjia Zhang
2021-03-12 16:53                   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-03-11  5:55                 ` Jia Zhang
2021-03-03 12:03       ` Tianjia Zhang
2021-03-02 12:51     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-03-03 12:12       ` Tianjia Zhang

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