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    Subject[PATCH 00/04] Add DSA key type
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    The following four patches add support for DSA keys to the in-kernel key
    management system.

    In-kernel dsa keys allows a process to use the request_key mechanism to
    request such keys on demand. One such example is a backup script that,
    when done, could issue a request for an appropriate ssh key. The request
    would then be forwarded by /sbin/request-key to the appropriate user who
    could supply the key which is in turn used by the backup script to transfer
    the results to a backup server. This allows for much more flexible and
    interesting solutions than passwordless ssh key files or shared ssh
    agents would ever be able to support. (I have a separate patch for
    openssh which allows ssh-add and ssh to work with in-kernel keys).

    In addition, the in-kernel keys have the advantage of being non-ptraceable,
    will not be swapped out to disk, and does not run the risk of being included
    in coredumps. The functionality added by these patches should also be
    interesting to some other security features (such as signed modules, signed
    binaries and possibly some encrypted filesystems).

    The patch is split into four sub-patches:

    1) Adds a multi-precision-integer maths library

    2) Adds dsa cryptographic operations. Since a dsa signature is always two
    160-bit integer, I've modeled the dsa crypto as a hash algorithm.

    3) Adds encryption as one of the supported ops for in-kernel keys.

    4) Adds the dsa in-kernel key type.

    This is the second version of these patches with the following changes from
    the first version:

    * Make sure all functions have proper dsa_ prefixes
    * Use kenter/kleave/kdebug in dsa_key.c instead of duplicated versions
    * Let key type decide which locking to use for encrypt ops (semaphore or rcu)
    * Add KERN_XXX levels for printk's
    * Merge newer mpilib from Fedora kernel 2.6.15-1.1871_FC5
    * Change some non-tab whitespace to tabs
    * Change mpilib exports from EXPORT_SYMBOL to EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL
    * Change crypto/dsa.c to copy key instead of referencing it
    * Add documentation

    Regards,
    David Härdeman

    --
    Documentation/keys.txt | 77 +
    crypto/Kconfig | 15
    crypto/Makefile | 2
    crypto/dsa.c | 265 ++++++
    crypto/mpi/Makefile | 31
    crypto/mpi/generic_mpi-asm-defs.h | 10
    crypto/mpi/generic_mpih-add1.c | 64 +
    crypto/mpi/generic_mpih-lshift.c | 66 +
    crypto/mpi/generic_mpih-mul1.c | 60 +
    crypto/mpi/generic_mpih-mul2.c | 63 +
    crypto/mpi/generic_mpih-mul3.c | 64 +
    crypto/mpi/generic_mpih-rshift.c | 66 +
    crypto/mpi/generic_mpih-sub1.c | 63 +
    crypto/mpi/generic_udiv-w-sdiv.c | 108 ++
    crypto/mpi/longlong.h | 1502 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-add.c | 241 ++++++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-bit.c | 240 ++++++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-cmp.c | 70 +
    crypto/mpi/mpi-div.c | 342 ++++++++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-gcd.c | 62 +
    crypto/mpi/mpi-inline.c | 32
    crypto/mpi/mpi-inline.h | 128 +++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-internal.h | 265 ++++++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-inv.c | 189 ++++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-mpow.c | 136 +++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-mul.c | 199 +++++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-pow.c | 324 ++++++++
    crypto/mpi/mpi-scan.c | 127 +++
    crypto/mpi/mpicoder.c | 388 +++++++++
    crypto/mpi/mpih-cmp.c | 58 +
    crypto/mpi/mpih-div.c | 545 +++++++++++++
    crypto/mpi/mpih-mul.c | 537 +++++++++++++
    crypto/mpi/mpiutil.c | 224 +++++
    include/linux/compat.h | 4
    include/linux/dsa.h | 33
    include/linux/key.h | 10
    include/linux/keyctl.h | 1
    include/linux/mpi.h | 154 +++
    include/linux/syscalls.h | 5
    security/Kconfig | 8
    security/keys/Makefile | 1
    security/keys/compat.c | 9
    security/keys/dsa_key.c | 376 +++++++++
    security/keys/keyctl.c | 67 +
    44 files changed, 7221 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

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