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Date:   Thu, 26 Oct 2017 16:02:24 +0100
From:   David Howells <>
To:     joeyli <>
Cc:, Mimi Zohar <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 07/27] kexec_file: Disable at runtime if securelevel has been set

joeyli <> wrote:

> +	    !is_ima_appraise_enabled() &&
> +	    kernel_is_locked_down("kexec of unsigned images"))

This doesn't seem right.  It seems that you can then kexec unsigned images
into a locked-down kernel if IMA appraise is enabled.

I think the commit message needs expansion as to why it's okay.  Can you also
do it as an additional patch rather than altering the original IMA-less patch


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