First Attempt At Linux Kernel Secure Boot Support
Matthew Garrett published the first patches this week that take an initial stab at the Linux kernel UEFI Secure Boot support.
An "RFC" (Request For Comments) patch series was published entitled First attempt at kernel secure boot support by Red Hat's Matthew Garrett.
The UEFI Secure Boot trust model is based on it not being possible for a user to cause a signed OS to boot an unsigned OS, even if that user has administrative privileges. This is an initial attempt at a set of patches to reduce root's ability to modify the kernel. We've done this with an additional capability for a couple of reasons:See more UEFI SecureBoot coverage for those not up to speed on the Linux implementation.
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