[linux-elitists] System-wide certification key (equivalent of root access)

Greg KH greg@kroah.com
Tue Jan 22 09:56:59 PST 2002


On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 08:46:23PM -0800, woodard@redhat.com wrote:
> That is a really interesting idea Seth. 
> The idea that this prompted for me was to make a more secure operating
> system. Imagine if you tweaked the binary loader in the kernel to only
> load or execute code which were signed.

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You've described the CryptoMark patch exactly.  See my previous post for
a pointer to where you can download this :)

thanks,

greg k-h



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