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    SubjectRe: Fw: signed kernel modules?
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    On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 05:08, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 09:35:59AM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
    > >
    > > We know _precisely_ what the kernel looks at -- we wrote its linker. It
    > > really isn't that hard.
    >
    > I agree. We have to be able to detect improper header information for
    > unsigned modules today, nothing new there.

    No, we *don't*. We check that it's the right arch, and ELF, and not
    truncated. Then we trust the contents.

    I realize that ignorance is bliss, but if you want to debate this, I
    recommend reading some code...

    Rusty.


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