LKML Archive on lore.kernel.org
help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.ibm.com>
To: Roberto Sassu <roberto.sassu@huawei.com>, paul@paul-moore.com
Cc: stephen.smalley.work@gmail.com, prsriva02@gmail.com,
	tusharsu@linux.microsoft.com, nramas@linux.microsoft.com,
	linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, selinux@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] ima: Add digest and digest_len params to the functions to measure a buffer
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 16:59:32 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <e2f33ad4dca9eba9b2a05a00de571e9f94022343.camel@linux.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210705090922.3321178-4-roberto.sassu@huawei.com>

Hi Roberto,

On Mon, 2021-07-05 at 11:09 +0200, Roberto Sassu wrote:
> This patch adds the 'digest' and 'digest_len' parameters to
> ima_measure_critical_data() and process_buffer_measurement(), so that
> callers can get the digest of the passed buffer.
> 
> These functions calculate the digest even if there is no suitable rule in
> the IMA policy and, in this case, they simply return 1 before generating a
> new measurement entry.

I agree ima_measure_critical_data() is special.  Both this patch
description and 1/3 describe "what", not "why".  Please provide the
motivation for these changes at least in the cover letter, if not in
the patch description.

thanks,

Mimi


      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-19 21:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-05  9:09 [PATCH v3 0/3] ima: Provide more info about buffer measurement Roberto Sassu
2021-07-05  9:09 ` [PATCH v3 1/3] ima: Introduce ima_get_current_hash_algo() Roberto Sassu
2021-07-05  9:09 ` [PATCH v3 2/3] ima: Return int in the functions to measure a buffer Roberto Sassu
2021-07-06 19:21   ` Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2021-07-19 20:28   ` Mimi Zohar
2021-07-20 12:38     ` Roberto Sassu
2021-07-20 13:01       ` Mimi Zohar
2021-07-05  9:09 ` [PATCH v3 3/3] ima: Add digest and digest_len params to " Roberto Sassu
2021-07-06 19:24   ` Lakshmi Ramasubramanian
2021-07-13  2:40   ` Paul Moore
2021-07-19 20:59   ` Mimi Zohar [this message]

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=e2f33ad4dca9eba9b2a05a00de571e9f94022343.camel@linux.ibm.com \
    --to=zohar@linux.ibm.com \
    --cc=linux-integrity@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=nramas@linux.microsoft.com \
    --cc=paul@paul-moore.com \
    --cc=prsriva02@gmail.com \
    --cc=roberto.sassu@huawei.com \
    --cc=selinux@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=stephen.smalley.work@gmail.com \
    --cc=tusharsu@linux.microsoft.com \
    --subject='Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] ima: Add digest and digest_len params to the functions to measure a buffer' \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for NNTP newsgroup(s).