[lkml]   [2000]   [Feb]   [9]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: Encrypted File systems implementation into the kernel?
    > > >         Do we need public key algorithms?
    > > I think that is application-specific and uncritical w.r.t speed and
    > > therefore belongs to userspace.
    > Unless we have PK signed modules. Then it gets real iffy.

    The verification should still be done by "insmod". On a properly set
    up system, compromising that should be no easier than compromising the
    kernel and thus "insmod" is one of the things that are ultimately
    trusted (there is other such stuff in userspace, like "init").


    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:56    [W:0.017 / U:2.500 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site