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Date:   Thu, 02 Nov 2017 21:30:11 +0000
From:   David Howells <>
To:     Mimi Zohar <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/27] Enforce module signatures if the kernel is locked down

Mimi Zohar <> wrote:

> By this point, IMA-appraisal has already verified the kernel module
> signature back in kernel_read_file_from_fd(), if it was required.
>  Having a key with which to verify the appended signature or requiring
> an appended signature, should not be required as well.

I guess I don't need to put in any support for IMA here, then, and you've
taken care of it in your patchset such that it won't actually go into
module_sig_check() in that case (or will at least return immediately).


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