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authorDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2013-06-18 17:40:44 +0100
committerDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2013-09-25 17:17:01 +0100
commit124df926090b32a998483f6e43ebeccdbe5b5302 (patch)
treee9d05eaea4ad42e982e1b46961201dc5d91d8492 /crypto
parent17334cabc814f8847975cddc0e29291af6093464 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-124df926090b32a998483f6e43ebeccdbe5b5302.tar.gz
X.509: Remove certificate date checks
Remove the certificate date checks that are performed when a certificate is parsed. There are two checks: a valid from and a valid to. The first check is causing a lot of problems with system clocks that don't keep good time and the second places an implicit expiry date upon the kernel when used for module signing, so do we really need them? Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> cc: Josh Boyer <jwboyer@redhat.com> cc: Alexander Holler <holler@ahsoftware.de> cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
Diffstat (limited to 'crypto')
-rw-r--r--crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c38
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 38 deletions
diff --git a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c
index 0f55e3b027a0..c1540e8f454a 100644
--- a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c
+++ b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c
@@ -108,7 +108,6 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(x509_check_signature);
static int x509_key_preparse(struct key_preparsed_payload *prep)
{
struct x509_certificate *cert;
- struct tm now;
size_t srlen, sulen;
char *desc = NULL;
int ret;
@@ -150,43 +149,6 @@ static int x509_key_preparse(struct key_preparsed_payload *prep)
goto error_free_cert;
}
- time_to_tm(CURRENT_TIME.tv_sec, 0, &now);
- pr_devel("Now: %04ld-%02d-%02d %02d:%02d:%02d\n",
- now.tm_year + 1900, now.tm_mon + 1, now.tm_mday,
- now.tm_hour, now.tm_min, now.tm_sec);
- if (now.tm_year < cert->valid_from.tm_year ||
- (now.tm_year == cert->valid_from.tm_year &&
- (now.tm_mon < cert->valid_from.tm_mon ||
- (now.tm_mon == cert->valid_from.tm_mon &&
- (now.tm_mday < cert->valid_from.tm_mday ||
- (now.tm_mday == cert->valid_from.tm_mday &&
- (now.tm_hour < cert->valid_from.tm_hour ||
- (now.tm_hour == cert->valid_from.tm_hour &&
- (now.tm_min < cert->valid_from.tm_min ||
- (now.tm_min == cert->valid_from.tm_min &&
- (now.tm_sec < cert->valid_from.tm_sec
- ))))))))))) {
- pr_warn("Cert %s is not yet valid\n", cert->fingerprint);
- ret = -EKEYREJECTED;
- goto error_free_cert;
- }
- if (now.tm_year > cert->valid_to.tm_year ||
- (now.tm_year == cert->valid_to.tm_year &&
- (now.tm_mon > cert->valid_to.tm_mon ||
- (now.tm_mon == cert->valid_to.tm_mon &&
- (now.tm_mday > cert->valid_to.tm_mday ||
- (now.tm_mday == cert->valid_to.tm_mday &&
- (now.tm_hour > cert->valid_to.tm_hour ||
- (now.tm_hour == cert->valid_to.tm_hour &&
- (now.tm_min > cert->valid_to.tm_min ||
- (now.tm_min == cert->valid_to.tm_min &&
- (now.tm_sec > cert->valid_to.tm_sec
- ))))))))))) {
- pr_warn("Cert %s has expired\n", cert->fingerprint);
- ret = -EKEYEXPIRED;
- goto error_free_cert;
- }
-
cert->pub->algo = pkey_algo[cert->pub->pkey_algo];
cert->pub->id_type = PKEY_ID_X509;