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SubjectRe: Fw: signed kernel modules?
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On Thu, 2004-10-14 at 20:17, David Howells wrote:
> > I'd appreciate your opinion on the issue at hand. Is it worth 600 lines
> > of ELF verification and canonicalization code so we can strip modules
> > without altering the signature?
>
> You have to some of the ELF verification anyway, otherwise your suggested way
> is just as pointless. You had included somde code in your example, but what
> that did wasn't sufficient either - it can trivially be broken.

The current approach is working just fine. I'm not the one trying to
prevent root from inserting malicious modules. You are, so you need to
do the checks.

Rusty.


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