Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 20:19:34 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> Subject: Re: gnome-keyring does not discard stored secrets in some cases -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 01/11/2013 02:36 AM, Florian Weimer wrote: > On 01/11/2013 08:38 AM, Kurt Seifried wrote: >> On 01/10/2013 11:45 PM, Florian Weimer wrote: >>> I had trouble finding a caller of this function, but the >>> submitter indicated that gnome-power-manager uses it in older >>> versions: >>> >>> <http://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-power-manager/tree/src/gpm-control.c?h=gnome-2-32#n162> >>> >>> >>> >>> I'm not sure if this needs a CVE, but it's probably worth fixing >>> anyway. >> >> What security violation occurs/what trust boundary is crossed? > > I think the expectation was that key material is discarded on > suspend/hibernate. This seems quite desirable for hibernate > without encrypted swap. > > I've verified that Fedora 17 (GNOME 3.4) does not discard cached > keys on suspend and hibernate, either. (Swap is encrypted, though, > at least I selected that in the installer.) However, I suspect > that users expect that suspend (but perhaps not hibernate) does not > discard keys. Just to confirm, is this behavior documented at all in the gnome keyring documentation (e.g. that it does or doesn't do it)? Thanks. - -- Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT) PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJQ923GAAoJEBYNRVNeJnmTpzoP/jh0ZZmoGl01M6Ee7dHSVNWj Unt2ERxMKifWqn19eNxrgpc6eja0J54qc+guij+NqSb4wbd8H+zwkLapbvO/lOpa X8WtaFSUdZfLPnBddgwn0uf2ZiC8VQ10svi2zWFcjdcDB5ctENTuGz0rsmXB07MU 9476GVOaVO5HnDDgfKDybVFfTaxrJpf6UjQyOy5i3aZNVsKtd2SKy4TLsBFhIZrc zAvPQ1bRI++N1IiN7BwUaq4deQS7loStbBSeDqMDQqTJ5Z6RIJPJbkPQh7s1xjX9 vc2HpTHJ+LQOCcII/Ncgwep/dnTpZC/moXhGv6B0cXidYgNouIhqg01zQA+8shLZ 98JcFCiXNcKJIf3u451ukXVqN6gpcSEuFDVbknBNGhkbBc2kUyDgCAL4DqCQjI4F 1s7GiHSiCsJf2BlkIviYnwUEnMd6eUt1LH0nl37uAHyNQG85jXWcCty8xAUt7lha 6w/ksWoZaoRHEXzxQIVtFO0H4/aXG9RL+0bd+EUQZbKzyPtmJFjOunim1mqADM+Q OFWx+4Sa/uOg8825AxbuFZSqCM4oablGXgE5RxIs1NBM4GHdhMER7HRAkQDZ1usm omcWOhQj+yblh8i2ACLO3T0kNiT2PE75MFebXK+OnVvTOntP+gz5rF30rzSc6OLo pZtKK+gz/EfSs+ZO++M/ =+2ir -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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