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Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:36:24 -0400
From:   Mimi Zohar <>
To:     Prakhar Srivastava <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: Adding cmldine args measure to ima

On Fri, 2019-03-22 at 17:27 +0000, Prakhar Srivastava wrote:
> Hi,
> Currently Kexec (kexec_file_load) code path does not measure the cmdline 
> arguments passed to the next kernel.The boot_aggregate won't change since 
> the EFI loader hasn't been triggered. Attesting the same in K2 has no impact.
> Adding the cmdline measurement will add some attestable criteria.
> To account for the cmdline passed, we are looking at using IMA to measure and 
> pass the buffer so that it can be attested.
> Do you have any alternate solutions/concerns with this approach?

I started looking at this a couple of years ago, but haven't had time.
I definitely don't have problems with extending IMA to measure the
boot command line.


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