[PATCH] x86/ima: require signed kernel modules

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at canonical.com
Tue Feb 5 15:18:59 UTC 2019

On Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 02:18:59PM -0500, Mimi Zohar wrote:
> Require signed kernel modules on systems with secure boot mode enabled.
> To coordinate between appended kernel module signatures and IMA
> signatures, only define an IMA MODULE_CHECK policy rule if
> CONFIG_MODULE_SIG is not enabled.
> This patch defines a function named set_module_sig_required() and renames
> is_module_sig_enforced() to is_module_sig_enforced_or_required().  The
> call to set_module_sig_required() is dependent on CONFIG_IMA_ARCH_POLICY
> being enabled.
> Signed-off-by: Mimi Zohar <zohar at linux.ibm.com>

With respect to interactions with the kernel lockdown patches, this
looks better than the patches I saw previously. I don't feel like I know
enough about what's going on with IMA to ack the patch, but I feel
confident that it's at least not going to break signature enforcement
for us.


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