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SubjectRe: [Patch 3/7] integrity: EVM as an integrity service provider
Hi!

> > +++ linux-2.6.21-rc4-mm1/security/evm/Kconfig
> > @@ -0,0 +1,17 @@
> > +config INTEGRITY_EVM
> > + boolean "EVM support"
> > + depends on INTEGRITY && KEYS
> > + select CRYPTO_HMAC
> > + select CRYPTO_MD5
> > + select CRYPTO_SHA1
> > + default 0
> > + help
> > + The Extended Verification Module is an integrity provider.
> > + An extensible set of extended attributes, as defined in
> > + /etc/evm.conf, are HMAC protected against modification
> > + using the TPM's KERNEL ROOT KEY, if configured, or with a
> > + pass-phrase. Possible extended attributes include authenticity,
> > + integrity, and revision level.

What is identity provider good for? Can you explain it a bit more, or
perhaps point to Doc*/ somewhere?
Pavel

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