Re: [PATCH v2 3/4] KEYS: Added BUILTIN_TRUSTED_KEYS enum to measure keys added to builtin_trusted_keys keyring

From: Mimi Zohar
Date: Mon Oct 28 2019 - 13:08:50 EST

On Mon, 2019-10-28 at 08:12 -0700, Lakshmi Ramasubramanian wrote:
> On 10/27/19 7:33 AM, Mimi Zohar wrote:
> > .builtin_trusted_keys is a trusted keyring, which is created by the
> > kernel. ÂIt cannot be deleted or replaced by userspace, so it should
> > be possible to correlate a keyring name with a keyring number on
> > policy load.
> Yes - at policy load we can map a keyring name to a keyring number.
> But at runtime we still need to know if the keyring parameter passed to
> the IMA hook function is configured to be measured.
> void ima_post_key_create_or_update(struct key *keyring, struct key *key,
> unsigned long flags, bool create);
> {
> => Get the keyring number for the given "keyring".

There is no "getting" involved here. ÂPass "keyring" to
process_buffer_measurement and on to ima_get_action().

> => Check if the keyring number is in the configured IMA policy.

ima_get_action() should do a simple compare of the valued stored in
the IMA policy with the value returned by key_serial().


> => If yes, measure the key.
> => Else, do nothing.
> }

> Did I misunderstand what you had stated?