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From: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
To: Theodore Tso <tytso@google.com>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux API <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	"Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@zx2c4.com>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 2/7] random: Add GRND_INSECURE to return best-effort non-cryptographic bytes
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 18:11:37 -0700
Message-ID: <d4fdee4bf20ad37feaf22c39964b46e123ccd7e3.1567126741.git.luto@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1567126741.git.luto@kernel.org>

Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
---
 drivers/char/random.c       | 11 +++++++++--
 include/uapi/linux/random.h |  2 ++
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/random.c b/drivers/char/random.c
index d152612e08fc..acabb870f222 100644
--- a/drivers/char/random.c
+++ b/drivers/char/random.c
@@ -2122,7 +2122,14 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE3(getrandom, char __user *, buf, size_t, count,
 {
 	int ret;
 
-	if (flags & ~(GRND_NONBLOCK|GRND_RANDOM))
+	if (flags & ~(GRND_NONBLOCK|GRND_RANDOM|GRND_INSECURE))
+		return -EINVAL;
+
+	/*
+	 * Requesting insecure and blocking randomness at the same time makes
+	 * no sense.
+	 */
+	if ((flags & (GRND_INSECURE|GRND_RANDOM)) == (GRND_INSECURE|GRND_RANDOM))
 		return -EINVAL;
 
 	if (count > INT_MAX)
@@ -2131,7 +2138,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE3(getrandom, char __user *, buf, size_t, count,
 	if (flags & GRND_RANDOM)
 		return _random_read(flags & GRND_NONBLOCK, buf, count);
 
-	if (!crng_ready()) {
+	if (!(flags & GRND_INSECURE) && !crng_ready()) {
 		if (flags & GRND_NONBLOCK)
 			return -EAGAIN;
 		ret = wait_for_random_bytes();
diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/random.h b/include/uapi/linux/random.h
index 26ee91300e3e..c092d20088d3 100644
--- a/include/uapi/linux/random.h
+++ b/include/uapi/linux/random.h
@@ -49,8 +49,10 @@ struct rand_pool_info {
  *
  * GRND_NONBLOCK	Don't block and return EAGAIN instead
  * GRND_RANDOM		Use the /dev/random pool instead of /dev/urandom
+ * GRND_INSECURE	Return non-cryptographic random bytes
  */
 #define GRND_NONBLOCK	0x0001
 #define GRND_RANDOM	0x0002
+#define GRND_INSECURE	0x0004
 
 #endif /* _UAPI_LINUX_RANDOM_H */
-- 
2.21.0


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Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-30  1:11 [PATCH 0/7] Rework random blocking Andy Lutomirski
2019-08-30  1:11 ` [PATCH 1/7] random: Don't wake crng_init_wait when crng_init == 1 Andy Lutomirski
2019-08-30  1:11 ` Andy Lutomirski [this message]
2019-08-30  1:11 ` [PATCH 3/7] random: Ignore GRND_RANDOM in getentropy(2) Andy Lutomirski
2019-08-30  1:11 ` [PATCH 4/7] random: Make /dev/random be almost like /dev/urandom Andy Lutomirski
2019-08-30  1:11 ` [PATCH 5/7] random: Remove the blocking pool Andy Lutomirski
2019-08-30  1:11 ` [PATCH 6/7] random: Delete code to pull data into pools Andy Lutomirski
2019-08-30  1:11 ` [PATCH 7/7] random: Remove kernel.random.read_wakeup_threshold Andy Lutomirski
2019-08-30  1:49 ` [PATCH 0/7] Rework random blocking Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-08-30  2:01   ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-09-09  9:42 ` Pavel Machek
2019-09-09 22:57   ` Andy Lutomirski

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