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authorVitaly Chikunov <vt@altlinux.org>2019-04-11 18:51:17 +0300
committerHerbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>2019-04-18 22:15:02 +0800
commitf1774cb8956a35269f539efcee99fe7eda838b77 (patch)
tree249ba0956270b8a21c0fc9d52bc51dc7a2b1119d /include/crypto/akcipher.h
parent83bc0299960477a4b99d9ad11b766d63c0dfaf60 (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-f1774cb8956a35269f539efcee99fe7eda838b77.tar.gz
X.509: parse public key parameters from x509 for akcipher
Some public key algorithms (like EC-DSA) keep in parameters field important data such as digest and curve OIDs (possibly more for different EC-DSA variants). Thus, just setting a public key (as for RSA) is not enough. Append parameters into the key stream for akcipher_set_{pub,priv}_key. Appended data is: (u32) algo OID, (u32) parameters length, parameters data. This does not affect current akcipher API nor RSA ciphers (they could ignore it). Idea of appending parameters to the key stream is by Herbert Xu. Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Cc: Denis Kenzior <denkenz@gmail.com> Cc: keyrings@vger.kernel.org Signed-off-by: Vitaly Chikunov <vt@altlinux.org> Reviewed-by: Denis Kenzior <denkenz@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/crypto/akcipher.h')
-rw-r--r--include/crypto/akcipher.h18
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/include/crypto/akcipher.h b/include/crypto/akcipher.h
index 2d26939fff51..8884046659a0 100644
--- a/include/crypto/akcipher.h
+++ b/include/crypto/akcipher.h
@@ -74,10 +74,10 @@ struct crypto_akcipher {
* operation
* @set_pub_key: Function invokes the algorithm specific set public key
* function, which knows how to decode and interpret
- * the BER encoded public key
+ * the BER encoded public key and parameters
* @set_priv_key: Function invokes the algorithm specific set private key
* function, which knows how to decode and interpret
- * the BER encoded private key
+ * the BER encoded private key and parameters
* @max_size: Function returns dest buffer size required for a given key.
* @init: Initialize the cryptographic transformation object.
* This function is used to initialize the cryptographic
@@ -379,11 +379,12 @@ static inline int crypto_akcipher_verify(struct akcipher_request *req)
* crypto_akcipher_set_pub_key() - Invoke set public key operation
*
* Function invokes the algorithm specific set key function, which knows
- * how to decode and interpret the encoded key
+ * how to decode and interpret the encoded key and parameters
*
* @tfm: tfm handle
- * @key: BER encoded public key
- * @keylen: length of the key
+ * @key: BER encoded public key, algo OID, paramlen, BER encoded
+ * parameters
+ * @keylen: length of the key (not including other data)
*
* Return: zero on success; error code in case of error
*/
@@ -400,11 +401,12 @@ static inline int crypto_akcipher_set_pub_key(struct crypto_akcipher *tfm,
* crypto_akcipher_set_priv_key() - Invoke set private key operation
*
* Function invokes the algorithm specific set key function, which knows
- * how to decode and interpret the encoded key
+ * how to decode and interpret the encoded key and parameters
*
* @tfm: tfm handle
- * @key: BER encoded private key
- * @keylen: length of the key
+ * @key: BER encoded private key, algo OID, paramlen, BER encoded
+ * parameters
+ * @keylen: length of the key (not including other data)
*
* Return: zero on success; error code in case of error
*/