[PATCH v4 1/7] ima: Switch to ima_hash_algo for boot aggregate

Jerry Snitselaar jsnitsel at redhat.com
Fri May 8 04:54:10 UTC 2020

On Thu Apr 02 20, Mimi Zohar wrote:
>Hi Roberto,
>On Wed, 2020-03-25 at 11:47 +0100, Roberto Sassu wrote:
>> boot_aggregate is the first entry of IMA measurement list. Its purpose is
>> to link pre-boot measurements to IMA measurements. As IMA was designed to
>> work with a TPM 1.2, the SHA1 PCR bank was always selected even if a
>> TPM 2.0 with support for stronger hash algorithms is available.
>> This patch first tries to find a PCR bank with the IMA default hash
>> algorithm. If it does not find it, it selects the SHA256 PCR bank for
>> TPM 2.0 and SHA1 for TPM 1.2. Ultimately, it selects SHA1 also for TPM 2.0
>> if the SHA256 PCR bank is not found.
>> If none of the PCR banks above can be found, boot_aggregate file digest is
>> filled with zeros, as for TPM bypass, making it impossible to perform a
>> remote attestation of the system.
>> Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org # 5.1.x
>> Fixes: 879b589210a9 ("tpm: retrieve digest size of unknown algorithms with PCR read")
>> Reported-by: Jerry Snitselaar <jsnitsel at redhat.com>
>> Suggested-by: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley at HansenPartnership.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Roberto Sassu <roberto.sassu at huawei.com>
>Thank you!  This patch set is now queued in next-integrity-testing
>during the open window.  Jerry, I assume this works for you.  Could we
>get your tag?

Hi Mimi,

Yes, I no longer get the errors with this patch.

Tested-by: Jerry Snitselaar <jsnitsel at redhat.com>


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