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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KEYS: asym_tpm: Switch to get_random_bytes()
On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 02:49:35AM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 07, 2019 at 06:13:01PM -0400, Ken Goldman wrote:
> > The TPM library specification states that the TPM must comply with NIST
> > SP800-90 A.
> >
> > https://trustedcomputinggroup.org/membership/certification/tpm-certified-products/
> >
> > shows that the TPMs get third party certification, Common Criteria EAL 4+.
> >
> > While it's theoretically possible that an attacker could compromise
> > both the TPM vendors and the evaluation agencies, we do have EAL 4+
> > assurance against both 1 and 2.
>
> Certifications do not equal to trust.

And for trusted keys the least trust solution is to do generation
with the kernel assets and sealing with TPM. With TEE the least
trust solution is equivalent.

Are you proposing that the kernel random number generation should
be removed? That would be my conclusion of this discussion if I
would agree any of this (I don't).

/Jarkko

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