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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] crypto: ccp - return an actual key size from RSA max_size callback
On 02.03.2018 17:44, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 05:03:21PM +0100, Maciej S. Szmigiero wrote:
>> rsa-pkcs1pad uses a value returned from a RSA implementation max_size
>> callback as a size of an input buffer passed to the RSA implementation for
>> encrypt and sign operations.
>> CCP RSA implementation uses a hardware input buffer which size depends only
>> on the current RSA key length, so it should return this key length in
>> the max_size callback, too.
>> This also matches what the kernel software RSA implementation does.
>> Previously, the value returned from this callback was always the maximum
>> RSA key size the CCP hardware supports.
>> This resulted in this huge buffer being passed by rsa-pkcs1pad to CCP even
>> for smaller key sizes and then in a buffer overflow when ccp_run_rsa_cmd()
>> tried to copy this large input buffer into a RSA key length-sized hardware
>> input buffer.
>> Signed-off-by: Maciej S. Szmigiero <>
>> Fixes: ceeec0afd684 ("crypto: ccp - Add support for RSA on the CCP")
>> Cc:
> Patch applied. Thanks.


However, what about the first patch from this series?
Without it, while it no longer should cause a buffer overflow, in-kernel
X.509 certificate verification will still fail with CCP driver loaded
(since CCP RSA implementation has a higher priority than the software
RSA implementation).


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