Re: [GIT PULL] Load keys from signed PE binaries
From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Thu Feb 21 2013 - 15:34:47 EST
On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 03:31:19PM -0500, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 10:56:44AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > So no. The PE file thing makes no sense what-so-ever. What you mention
> > we can already do, and we already do it *better*.
> IIUC, PE/COFF signature verification bits can be useful for verifying
> the signature of PE/COFF signed bzImage. This verification will be
> required before kexec decides to load the kernel.
Only if the kexec validation's being done in kernel. We'd need agreement
on that before it's a justification.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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