[PATCH v4 0/8] kexec/firmware: support system wide policy requiring signatures

Serge E. Hallyn serge at hallyn.com
Tue Jun 5 06:25:42 PDT 2018


Quoting Kees Cook (keescook at chromium.org):
> On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 9:09 PM, Serge E. Hallyn <serge at hallyn.com> wrote:
> > Personally I agree with Eric and prefer a new hook.  I don't feel strongly
> > enough about it to keep bikeshedding, but since this set already exists,
> > it seems like the way to go.
> 
> And the new hook is "load stuff without a file descriptor"?

Yes.  Load stuff based on my own credentials not those attached
to a file.



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