[SRU] [B/D/E] [PATCH 0/1] Enable RTL8723BS under kernel lockdown

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at canonical.com
Wed Jul 17 14:28:24 UTC 2019

On Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 05:01:50PM +0800, Kai-Heng Feng wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1836440
> [Impact]
> Realtek 8723bs doesn't work if secureboot is enabled.
> [Fix]
> Whitelist r8723bs.ko under kernel lockdown.
> [Test]
> r8723bs.ko loads and works once it's whitelisted.
> [Regression Potenial]
> Low. This is to enable Realtek 8723bs under kernel lockdown so it has a
> very limited impact scope.

Has the driver been reviewed to confirm that it is suitable for use
under lockdown, i.e. it does not introduce any new interfaces to
userspace which would allow userspace to modify the kernel or extract
confidential information from the kernel? If so, can you please provide
a summary of any userspace interfaces contained within the driver?


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