Linux Kernels

PKCS#7: Handle blacklisted certificates

This change “PKCS#7: Handle blacklisted certificates” (commit 03bb793) in Linux kernel is authored by David Howells <dhowells [at] redhat.com> on Mon Apr 3 16:07:25 2017 +0100.

Description of "PKCS#7: Handle blacklisted certificates"

The change “PKCS#7: Handle blacklisted certificates” introduces changes as follows.

PKCS#7: Handle blacklisted certificates

PKCS#7: Handle certificates that are blacklisted when verifying the chain
of trust on the signatures on a PKCS#7 message.

Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>

Linux kernel releases containing commit 03bb793

The Linux kernel releases containing this commit are as follows.

Linux kernel code changes from "PKCS#7: Handle blacklisted certificates"

There are 33 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_parser.h |  1 +
 crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_verify.c | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++-------
 2 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
 
diff --git a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_parser.h b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_parser.h
index f4e81074f5e0..ac341e19e530 100644
--- a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_parser.h
+++ b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_parser.h
@@ -23,6 +23,7 @@ struct pkcs7_signed_info {
 	struct x509_certificate *signer; /* Signing certificate (in msg->certs) */
 	unsigned	index;
 	bool		unsupported_crypto;	/* T if not usable due to missing crypto */
+	bool		blacklisted;
 
 	/* Message digest - the digest of the Content Data (or NULL) */
 	const void	*msgdigest;
diff --git a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_verify.c b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_verify.c
index 2ffd69769466..2d93d9eccb4d 100644
--- a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_verify.c
+++ b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/pkcs7_verify.c
@@ -190,6 +190,18 @@ static int pkcs7_verify_sig_chain(struct pkcs7_message *pkcs7,
 			 x509->subject,
 			 x509->raw_serial_size, x509->raw_serial);
 		x509->seen = true;
+
+		if (x509->blacklisted) {
+			/* If this cert is blacklisted, then mark everything
+			 * that depends on this as blacklisted too.
+			 */
+			sinfo->blacklisted = true;
+			for (p = sinfo->signer; p != x509; p = p->signer)
+				p->blacklisted = true;
+			pr_debug("- blacklisted\n");
+			return 0;
+		}
+
 		if (x509->unsupported_key)
 			goto unsupported_crypto_in_x509;
 
@@ -357,17 +369,19 @@ static int pkcs7_verify_one(struct pkcs7_message *pkcs7,
  *
  *  (*) -EBADMSG if some part of the message was invalid, or:
  *
- *  (*) -ENOPKG if none of the signature chains are verifiable because suitable
- *	crypto modules couldn't be found, or:
+ *  (*) 0 if no signature chains were found to be blacklisted or to contain
+ *	unsupported crypto, or:
  *
- *  (*) 0 if all the signature chains that don't incur -ENOPKG can be verified
- *	(note that a signature chain may be of zero length), or:
+ *  (*) -EKEYREJECTED if a blacklisted key was encountered, or:
+ *
+ *  (*) -ENOPKG if none of the signature chains are verifiable because suitable
+ *	crypto modules couldn't be found.
  */
 int pkcs7_verify(struct pkcs7_message *pkcs7,
 		 enum key_being_used_for usage)
 {
 	struct pkcs7_signed_info *sinfo;
-	int enopkg = -ENOPKG;
+	int actual_ret = -ENOPKG;
 	int ret;
 
 	kenter("");
@@ -412,6 +426,8 @@ int pkcs7_verify(struct pkcs7_message *pkcs7,
 
 	for (sinfo = pkcs7->signed_infos; sinfo; sinfo = sinfo->next) {
 		ret = pkcs7_verify_one(pkcs7, sinfo);
+		if (sinfo->blacklisted && actual_ret == -ENOPKG)
+			actual_ret = -EKEYREJECTED;
 		if (ret < 0) {
 			if (ret == -ENOPKG) {
 				sinfo->unsupported_crypto = true;
@@ -420,11 +436,11 @@ int pkcs7_verify(struct pkcs7_message *pkcs7,
 			kleave(" = %d", ret);
 			return ret;
 		}
-		enopkg = 0;
+		actual_ret = 0;
 	}
 
-	kleave(" = %d", enopkg);
-	return enopkg;
+	kleave(" = %d", actual_ret);
+	return actual_ret;
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(pkcs7_verify);
 

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 03bb793 (patch).

Last modified: 2020/01/11 09:26