[PATCH v4] certs: Add EFI_CERT_X509_GUID support for dbx entries

David Howells dhowells at redhat.com
Wed Jan 27 11:46:11 UTC 2021

Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko at kernel.org> wrote:

> > I suppose a user space tool could be created. But wouldn’t what is
> > currently done in the kernel in this area need to be removed?
> Right. I don't think this was a great idea in the first place to
> do to the kernel but since it exists, I guess the patch does make
> sense.

This information needs to be loaded from the UEFI tables before the system
starts loading any kernel modules or running any programs (if we do
verification of such, which I think IMA can do).


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