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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/18] crypto: dh - infrastructure for NVM in-band auth and FIPS conformance
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On 12/9/21 10:03 AM, Nicolai Stange wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> first of all, to the people primarily interested in security/keys/, there's
> a rather trivial change to security/keys/dh.c in patch 2/18. It would be
> great to get ACKs for that...
>
> This is v2, v1 can be found at
>
> https://lore.kernel.org/r/20211201004858.19831-1-nstange@suse.de
>
> For a list of changes, see below.
>
> Quote from v1's cover letter:
> ===
> Hannes' recent work on NVME in-band authentication ([1]) needs access to
> the RFC 7919 DH group parameters and also some means to generate ephemeral
> keys. He currently implements both as part of his patchset (patches 3/12
> and 8/12). After some internal discussion, we decided to split off the bits
> needed from crypto/dh into a separate series, i.e. this one here:
> - for the RFC 7919 DH group parameters, it's undesirable from a
> performance POV to serialize the well-known domain parameters via
> crypto_dh_encode_key() just to deserialize them shortly after again,
> - from an architectural POV, it would be preferrable to have the key
> generation code in crypto/dh.c rather than in drivers/nvme/,
> just in analogy to how key generation is supported by crypto/ecdh.c
> already.
>
> Patches 1-13/18 implement all that is needed for the NVME in-band
> authentication support.
>
> Unfortunately, due to the lack of HW, I have not been able to test
> the changes to the QAT or HPRE drivers (other than mere compile tests).
> Yet I figured it would be a good idea to have them behave consistently with
> dh_generic, and so I chose to introduce support for privkey generation to
> these as well.
>
>
> By coincidence, NIST SP800-56Arev3 compliance effectively requires that
> the domain parameters are checked against an approved set, which happens
> to consists of those safe-prime group parameters specified in RFC 7919,
> among others. Thus, introducing the RFC 7919 parameters to the kernel
> allows for making the DH implementation to conform to SP800-56Arev3 with
> only little effort. I used the opportunity to work crypto/dh towards
> SP800-56Arev3 conformance with the rest of this patch series, i.e.
> patches 14-18/18. I can split these into another series on its own, if you
> like. But as they depend on the earlier patches 1-13/18, I sent them
> alongside for now.
> ===
>
> This patchset has been tested with and without fips_enabled on x86_64,
> ppc64le and s390x, the latter being big endian.
>
>
> Changes v1 -> v2:
> - Throughout the patchset:
> - Upcase enum group_id members and strip superfluous _RFCXYZ_ parts from
> the names.
> - Carry Hannes' Reviewed-bys from v1 over for those patches which
> have not changed (except for that group_id member renaming)
> - [03/18] ("crypto: dh - optimize domain parameter serialization for
> well-known groups"):
> - For better portability, don't serialize/deserialize directly from/to
> an enum group_id, but use an intermediate int for that.
> - [05/18] ("crypto: testmgr - add DH RFC 7919 ffdhe2048 test vector")
> - Use ffdhe3072 TVs rather than ones for ffdhe2048. Requested by Hannes,
> because "the NVMe spec mandates for its TLS profile the ffdhe3072
> group".
> - [13/18] ("crypto: testmgr - add DH test vectors for key generation")
> - Use ffdhe3072 in place of ffdhe2048 here as well.
> - Rather than introducing completely new keypairs, reuse the ones
> from the known answer test introduced previously in this patchset.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Nicolai
>
> [1] https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20211123123801.73197-1-hare@suse.de
>
>
> Nicolai Stange (18):
> crypto: dh - remove struct dh's ->q member
> crypto: dh - constify struct dh's pointer members
> crypto: dh - optimize domain parameter serialization for well-known
> groups
> crypto: dh - introduce RFC 7919 safe-prime groups
> crypto: testmgr - add DH RFC 7919 ffdhe3072 test vector
> crypto: dh - introduce RFC 3526 safe-prime groups
> crypto: testmgr - add DH RFC 3526 modp2048 test vector
> crypto: testmgr - run only subset of DH vectors based on config
> crypto: dh - implement private key generation primitive
> crypto: dh - introduce support for ephemeral key generation to
> dh-generic
> crypto: dh - introduce support for ephemeral key generation to hpre
> driver
> crypto: dh - introduce support for ephemeral key generation to qat
> driver
> crypto: testmgr - add DH test vectors for key generation
> lib/mpi: export mpi_rshift
> crypto: dh - store group id in dh-generic's dh_ctx
> crypto: dh - calculate Q from P for the full public key verification
> crypto: dh - try to match domain parameters to a known safe-prime
> group
> crypto: dh - accept only approved safe-prime groups in FIPS mode
>
> crypto/Kconfig | 20 +-
> crypto/dh.c | 73 +-
> crypto/dh_helper.c | 691 +++++++++++++++++-
> crypto/testmgr.h | 388 +++++++++-
> drivers/crypto/hisilicon/hpre/hpre_crypto.c | 11 +
> drivers/crypto/qat/qat_common/qat_asym_algs.c | 9 +
> include/crypto/dh.h | 52 +-
> lib/mpi/mpi-bit.c | 1 +
> security/keys/dh.c | 2 +-
> 9 files changed, 1189 insertions(+), 58 deletions(-)
>
I have run this implementation against my NVMe In-band authentication
test suite and have found no issues.

Tested-by: Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.de>

Cheers,

Hannes
--
Dr. Hannes Reinecke Kernel Storage Architect
hare@suse.de +49 911 74053 688
SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg
HRB 36809 (AG Nürnberg), GF: Felix Imendörffer

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