Linux Kernels

X.509: Move the trust validation code out to its own file

This change “X.509: Move the trust validation code out to its own file” (commit cfb664f) in Linux kernel is authored by David Howells <dhowells [at] redhat.com> on Wed Apr 6 16:14:26 2016 +0100.

Description of "X.509: Move the trust validation code out to its own file"

The change “X.509: Move the trust validation code out to its own file” introduces changes as follows.

X.509: Move the trust validation code out to its own file

Move the X.509 trust validation code out to its own file so that it can be
generalised.

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

Linux kernel releases containing commit cfb664f

The Linux kernel releases containing this commit are as follows.

Linux kernel code changes from "X.509: Move the trust validation code out to its own file"

There are 196 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 crypto/asymmetric_keys/Makefile          |   5 +-
 crypto/asymmetric_keys/restrict.c        | 106 +++++++++++++++++++++++
 crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_parser.h     |   6 ++
 crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c |  79 -----------------
 4 files changed, 116 insertions(+), 80 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 crypto/asymmetric_keys/restrict.c
 
diff --git a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/Makefile b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/Makefile
index f90486256f01..6516855bec18 100644
--- a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/Makefile
+++ b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/Makefile
@@ -4,7 +4,10 @@
 
 obj-$(CONFIG_ASYMMETRIC_KEY_TYPE) += asymmetric_keys.o
 
-asymmetric_keys-y := asymmetric_type.o signature.o
+asymmetric_keys-y := \
+	asymmetric_type.o \
+	restrict.o \
+	signature.o
 
 obj-$(CONFIG_ASYMMETRIC_PUBLIC_KEY_SUBTYPE) += public_key.o
 
diff --git a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/restrict.c b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/restrict.c
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..b4c10f2f5034
--- /dev/null
+++ b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/restrict.c
@@ -0,0 +1,106 @@
+/* Instantiate a public key crypto key from an X.509 Certificate
+ *
+ * Copyright (C) 2012 Red Hat, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
+ * Written by David Howells (dhowells@redhat.com)
+ *
+ * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
+ * modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence
+ * as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version
+ * 2 of the Licence, or (at your option) any later version.
+ */
+
+#define pr_fmt(fmt) "X.509: "fmt
+#include <linux/module.h>
+#include <linux/kernel.h>
+#include <linux/slab.h>
+#include <linux/err.h>
+#include <linux/mpi.h>
+#include <linux/asn1_decoder.h>
+#include <keys/asymmetric-subtype.h>
+#include <keys/asymmetric-parser.h>
+#include <keys/system_keyring.h>
+#include <crypto/hash.h>
+#include <crypto/public_key.h>
+#include "asymmetric_keys.h"
+#include "x509_parser.h"
+
+static bool use_builtin_keys;
+static struct asymmetric_key_id *ca_keyid;
+
+#ifndef MODULE
+static struct {
+	struct asymmetric_key_id id;
+	unsigned char data[10];
+} cakey;
+
+static int __init ca_keys_setup(char *str)
+{
+	if (!str)		/* default system keyring */
+		return 1;
+
+	if (strncmp(str, "id:", 3) == 0) {
+		struct asymmetric_key_id *p = &cakey.id;
+		size_t hexlen = (strlen(str) - 3) / 2;
+		int ret;
+
+		if (hexlen == 0 || hexlen > sizeof(cakey.data)) {
+			pr_err("Missing or invalid ca_keys id\n");
+			return 1;
+		}
+
+		ret = __asymmetric_key_hex_to_key_id(str + 3, p, hexlen);
+		if (ret < 0)
+			pr_err("Unparsable ca_keys id hex string\n");
+		else
+			ca_keyid = p;	/* owner key 'id:xxxxxx' */
+	} else if (strcmp(str, "builtin") == 0) {
+		use_builtin_keys = true;
+	}
+
+	return 1;
+}
+__setup("ca_keys=", ca_keys_setup);
+#endif
+
+/*
+ * Check the new certificate against the ones in the trust keyring.  If one of
+ * those is the signing key and validates the new certificate, then mark the
+ * new certificate as being trusted.
+ *
+ * Return 0 if the new certificate was successfully validated, 1 if we couldn't
+ * find a matching parent certificate in the trusted list and an error if there
+ * is a matching certificate but the signature check fails.
+ */
+int x509_validate_trust(struct x509_certificate *cert,
+			struct key *trust_keyring)
+{
+	struct public_key_signature *sig = cert->sig;
+	struct key *key;
+	int ret = 1;
+
+	if (!sig->auth_ids[0] && !sig->auth_ids[1])
+		return 1;
+
+	if (!trust_keyring)
+		return -EOPNOTSUPP;
+	if (ca_keyid && !asymmetric_key_id_partial(sig->auth_ids[1], ca_keyid))
+		return -EPERM;
+	if (cert->unsupported_sig)
+		return -ENOPKG;
+
+	key = find_asymmetric_key(trust_keyring,
+				  sig->auth_ids[0], sig->auth_ids[1],
+				  false);
+	if (IS_ERR(key))
+		return PTR_ERR(key);
+
+	if (!use_builtin_keys ||
+	    test_bit(KEY_FLAG_BUILTIN, &key->flags)) {
+		ret = verify_signature(key, cert->sig);
+		if (ret == -ENOPKG)
+			cert->unsupported_sig = true;
+	}
+	key_put(key);
+	return ret;
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(x509_validate_trust);
diff --git a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_parser.h b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_parser.h
index 05eef1c68881..7a802b09a509 100644
--- a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_parser.h
+++ b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_parser.h
@@ -58,3 +58,9 @@ extern int x509_decode_time(time64_t *_t,  size_t hdrlen,
  */
 extern int x509_get_sig_params(struct x509_certificate *cert);
 extern int x509_check_for_self_signed(struct x509_certificate *cert);
+
+/*
+ * public_key_trust.c
+ */
+extern int x509_validate_trust(struct x509_certificate *cert,
+			       struct key *trust_keyring);
diff --git a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c
index 117a6ee71a4d..6d7f42f0de9a 100644
--- a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c
+++ b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c
@@ -20,44 +20,6 @@
 #include "asymmetric_keys.h"
 #include "x509_parser.h"
 
-static bool use_builtin_keys;
-static struct asymmetric_key_id *ca_keyid;
-
-#ifndef MODULE
-static struct {
-	struct asymmetric_key_id id;
-	unsigned char data[10];
-} cakey;
-
-static int __init ca_keys_setup(char *str)
-{
-	if (!str)		/* default system keyring */
-		return 1;
-
-	if (strncmp(str, "id:", 3) == 0) {
-		struct asymmetric_key_id *p = &cakey.id;
-		size_t hexlen = (strlen(str) - 3) / 2;
-		int ret;
-
-		if (hexlen == 0 || hexlen > sizeof(cakey.data)) {
-			pr_err("Missing or invalid ca_keys id\n");
-			return 1;
-		}
-
-		ret = __asymmetric_key_hex_to_key_id(str + 3, p, hexlen);
-		if (ret < 0)
-			pr_err("Unparsable ca_keys id hex string\n");
-		else
-			ca_keyid = p;	/* owner key 'id:xxxxxx' */
-	} else if (strcmp(str, "builtin") == 0) {
-		use_builtin_keys = true;
-	}
-
-	return 1;
-}
-__setup("ca_keys=", ca_keys_setup);
-#endif
-
 /*
  * Set up the signature parameters in an X.509 certificate.  This involves
  * digesting the signed data and extracting the signature.
@@ -187,47 +149,6 @@ int x509_check_for_self_signed(struct x509_certificate *cert)
 	return 0;
 }
 
-/*
- * Check the new certificate against the ones in the trust keyring.  If one of
- * those is the signing key and validates the new certificate, then mark the
- * new certificate as being trusted.
- *
- * Return 0 if the new certificate was successfully validated, 1 if we couldn't
- * find a matching parent certificate in the trusted list and an error if there
- * is a matching certificate but the signature check fails.
- */
-static int x509_validate_trust(struct x509_certificate *cert,
-			       struct key *trust_keyring)
-{
-	struct public_key_signature *sig = cert->sig;
-	struct key *key;
-	int ret = 1;
-
-	if (!sig->auth_ids[0] && !sig->auth_ids[1])
-		return 1;
-
-	if (!trust_keyring)
-		return -EOPNOTSUPP;
-	if (ca_keyid && !asymmetric_key_id_partial(sig->auth_ids[1], ca_keyid))
-		return -EPERM;
-	if (cert->unsupported_sig)
-		return -ENOPKG;
-
-	key = find_asymmetric_key(trust_keyring,
-				  sig->auth_ids[0], sig->auth_ids[1], false);
-	if (IS_ERR(key))
-		return PTR_ERR(key);
-
-	if (!use_builtin_keys ||
-	    test_bit(KEY_FLAG_BUILTIN, &key->flags)) {
-		ret = verify_signature(key, cert->sig);
-		if (ret == -ENOPKG)
-			cert->unsupported_sig = true;
-	}
-	key_put(key);
-	return ret;
-}
-
 /*
  * Attempt to parse a data blob for a key as an X509 certificate.
  */

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is cfb664f (patch).

Last modified: 2020/01/11 06:48