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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] crypto: ccp - return an actual key size from RSA max_size callback
On 03.03.2018 00:49, Hook, Gary wrote:
> On 3/2/2018 5:15 PM, Maciej S. Szmigiero wrote:
>> 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.
>> 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).
>> Maciej
> I commented on that one here:
> Effectively a NACK. We are a reviewing a proposed patch right now.

Your earlier comment referred to the third patch from this series.
My message above was about the first one.


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