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authorDavid Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>2013-06-18 17:40:44 +0100
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2013-12-04 11:06:35 -0800
commitb8c5051525f83a032427663e51f49dfaf80a812c (patch)
tree573800be5d0345492e488639da0bbd771f6d592b
parent1f227a966d9ecb65c84f44d91d6d4651fcb95dd5 (diff)
X.509: Remove certificate date checks
commit 124df926090b32a998483f6e43ebeccdbe5b5302 upstream. 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> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
-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 06007f0e880c..52222a2f34ba 100644
--- a/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c
+++ b/crypto/asymmetric_keys/x509_public_key.c
@@ -106,7 +106,6 @@ error_no_sig:
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;
@@ -137,43 +136,6 @@ 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 = x509_public_key_algorithms[cert->pkey_algo];
cert->pub->id_type = PKEY_ID_X509;