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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] KEYS: Separate the kernel signature checking keyring from module signing
Mimi Zohar <> wrote:

> Lets assume accepting built in keys should is acceptable for all use
> cases. Adding additional keys from userspace is probably not acceptable
> for all use cases. Those keys should be added to specific 'trusted'
> keyrings.
> EVM and IMA-appraisal have separate keyrings for this reason. I might
> be interested in allowing third party packages to be installed and
> executed, but that doesn't imply that a security.evm extended attribute,
> signed by a third party application, is acceptable.

We should probably look at using the capability of X.509 certificates to
indicate what a key may be used for and noting that in the public_key struct.


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