[SRU][FOCAL][PATCH 07/16] integrity: Load certs from the EFI MOK config table

Dimitri John Ledkov dimitri.ledkov at canonical.com
Fri Oct 1 15:44:23 UTC 2021

From: Lenny Szubowicz <lszubowi at redhat.com>

BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1932029

Because of system-specific EFI firmware limitations, EFI volatile
variables may not be capable of holding the required contents of
the Machine Owner Key (MOK) certificate store when the certificate
list grows above some size. Therefore, an EFI boot loader may pass
the MOK certs via a EFI configuration table created specifically for
this purpose to avoid this firmware limitation.

An EFI configuration table is a much more primitive mechanism
compared to EFI variables and is well suited for one-way passage
of static information from a pre-OS environment to the kernel.

This patch adds the support to load certs from the MokListRT
entry in the MOK variable configuration table, if it's present.
The pre-existing support to load certs from the MokListRT EFI
variable remains and is used if the EFI MOK configuration table
isn't present or can't be successfully used.

Signed-off-by: Lenny Szubowicz <lszubowi at redhat.com>
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20200905013107.10457-4-lszubowi@redhat.com
Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb at kernel.org>
(cherry picked from commit 726bd8965a5f112d9601f7ce68effa1e46e02bf2)
Signed-off-by: Dimitri John Ledkov <dimitri.ledkov at canonical.com>
 security/integrity/platform_certs/load_uefi.c | 22 +++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+)

diff --git a/security/integrity/platform_certs/load_uefi.c b/security/integrity/platform_certs/load_uefi.c
index 314c7a379a..6a889f4db0 100644
--- a/security/integrity/platform_certs/load_uefi.c
+++ b/security/integrity/platform_certs/load_uefi.c
@@ -73,16 +73,38 @@ static __init void *get_cert_list(efi_char16_t *name, efi_guid_t *guid,
  * Load the certs contained in the UEFI MokListRT database into the
  * platform trusted keyring.
+ * This routine checks the EFI MOK config table first. If and only if
+ * that fails, this routine uses the MokListRT ordinary UEFI variable.
+ *
  * Return:	Status
 static int __init load_moklist_certs(void)
+	struct efi_mokvar_table_entry *mokvar_entry;
 	efi_guid_t mok_var = EFI_SHIM_LOCK_GUID;
 	void *mok;
 	unsigned long moksize;
 	efi_status_t status;
 	int rc;
+	/* First try to load certs from the EFI MOKvar config table.
+	 * It's not an error if the MOKvar config table doesn't exist
+	 * or the MokListRT entry is not found in it.
+	 */
+	mokvar_entry = efi_mokvar_entry_find("MokListRT");
+	if (mokvar_entry) {
+		rc = parse_efi_signature_list("UEFI:MokListRT (MOKvar table)",
+					      mokvar_entry->data,
+					      mokvar_entry->data_size,
+					      get_handler_for_db);
+		/* All done if that worked. */
+		if (!rc)
+			return rc;
+		pr_err("Couldn't parse MokListRT signatures from EFI MOKvar config table: %d\n",
+		       rc);
+	}
 	/* Get MokListRT. It might not exist, so it isn't an error
 	 * if we can't get it.

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