[PATCH 09/24] kexec_file: Disable at runtime if securelevel has been set

David Howells dhowells at redhat.com
Wed Apr 5 13:15:54 PDT 2017

From: Chun-Yi Lee <joeyli.kernel at gmail.com>

When KEXEC_VERIFY_SIG is not enabled, kernel should not loads image
through kexec_file systemcall if securelevel has been set.

This code was showed in Matthew's patch but not in git:

Cc: Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>
Signed-off-by: Chun-Yi Lee <jlee at suse.com>
Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com>
cc: kexec at lists.infradead.org

 kernel/kexec_file.c |    6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/kernel/kexec_file.c b/kernel/kexec_file.c
index b118735fea9d..f6937eecd1eb 100644
--- a/kernel/kexec_file.c
+++ b/kernel/kexec_file.c
@@ -268,6 +268,12 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE5(kexec_file_load, int, kernel_fd, int, initrd_fd,
 	if (!capable(CAP_SYS_BOOT) || kexec_load_disabled)
 		return -EPERM;
+	/* Don't permit images to be loaded into trusted kernels if we're not
+	 * going to verify the signature on them
+	 */
+	if (!IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_KEXEC_VERIFY_SIG) && kernel_is_locked_down())
+		return -EPERM;
 	/* Make sure we have a legal set of flags */
 	if (flags != (flags & KEXEC_FILE_FLAGS))
 		return -EINVAL;

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