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From: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>
To: Ahmad Fatoum <a.fatoum@pengutronix.de>
Cc: "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>,
	Jaegeuk Kim <jaegeuk@kernel.org>,
	Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>,
	James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>,
	"Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@hallyn.com>,
	James Bottomley <jejb@linux.ibm.com>,
	Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.ibm.com>,
	Sumit Garg <sumit.garg@linaro.org>,
	David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	linux-fscrypt@vger.kernel.org, linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org, keyrings@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v1] fscrypt: support encrypted and trusted keys
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 01:22:43 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210728222243.4wqs64pqngzzii3b@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210727144349.11215-1-a.fatoum@pengutronix.de>

On Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 04:43:49PM +0200, Ahmad Fatoum wrote:
> For both v1 and v2 key setup mechanisms, userspace supplies the raw key
> material to the kernel after which it is never again disclosed to
> userspace.
> 
> Use of encrypted and trusted keys offers stronger guarantees:
> The key material is generated within the kernel and is never disclosed to
> userspace in clear text and, in the case of trusted keys, can be
> directly rooted to a trust source like a TPM chip.
> 
> Add support for trusted and encrypted keys by repurposing
> fscrypt_add_key_arg::raw to hold the key description when the new
> FSCRYPT_KEY_ARG_TYPE_DESC flag is supplied. The location of the flag
> was previously reserved and enforced by ioctl code to be zero, so this
> change won't break backwards compatibility.
> 
> Corresponding userspace patches are available for fscryptctl:
> https://github.com/google/fscryptctl/pull/23
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ahmad Fatoum <a.fatoum@pengutronix.de>
> ---
> key_extract_material used by this patch is added in
> <cover.b2fdd70b830d12853b12a12e32ceb0c8162c1346.1626945419.git-series.a.fatoum@pengutronix.de>
> which still awaits feedback.
> 
> Sending this RFC out anyway to get some feedback from the fscrypt
> developers whether this is the correct way to go about it.
> 
> To: "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
> To: Jaegeuk Kim <jaegeuk@kernel.org>
> To: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
> Cc: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>
> Cc: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
> Cc: "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@hallyn.com>
> Cc: James Bottomley <jejb@linux.ibm.com>
> Cc: Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.ibm.com>
> Cc: Sumit Garg <sumit.garg@linaro.org>
> Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
> Cc: linux-fscrypt@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: keyrings@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> ---
>  Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst | 24 ++++++++---
>  fs/crypto/keyring.c                   | 59 ++++++++++++++++++++++++---
>  include/uapi/linux/fscrypt.h          | 16 +++++++-
>  3 files changed, 87 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
> index 44b67ebd6e40..83738af2afa3 100644
> --- a/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
> @@ -681,11 +681,15 @@ It can be executed on any file or directory on the target filesystem,
>  but using the filesystem's root directory is recommended.  It takes in
>  a pointer to struct fscrypt_add_key_arg, defined as follows::
>  
> +    #define FSCRYPT_KEY_ADD_RAW_ASIS		0
> +    #define FSCRYPT_KEY_ADD_RAW_DESC		1

Would be nice to have these documented.

/Jarkko

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-28 22:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-27 14:43 Ahmad Fatoum
2021-07-27 16:38 ` Eric Biggers
2021-07-28  8:50   ` Ahmad Fatoum
2021-07-28 16:05     ` Eric Biggers
2021-07-29  5:56       ` Sumit Garg
2021-07-29  9:07         ` Ahmad Fatoum
2021-07-29 18:28           ` Eric Biggers
2021-07-28 22:22 ` Jarkko Sakkinen [this message]
2021-07-28 22:27   ` Ahmad Fatoum

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