Bug 824673 - Include Tresor features in kernel
Include Tresor features in kernel
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-05-23 20:10 EDT by Benjamin Kingston
Modified: 2012-05-24 09:03 EDT (History)
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Description Benjamin Kingston 2012-05-23 20:10:54 EDT
Description of problem:
Request to include Tresor in Fedora kernel builds to increase security against cold boot attacks against LUKS encrypted volumes. Including this in the kernel can enhance security as a new kernel build won't be required for new security updates.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
3.3+

How reproducible:
NOTABUG

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http://www1.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/tresor
Comment 1 Justin M. Forbes 2012-05-24 09:03:23 EDT
My first recommendation would be to get it upstream. Once it is upstream, we can discuss enabling it.

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