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tpm_quote_tools(8) [centos man page]

TPM QUOTE 
TOOLS(8) TPM QUOTE TOOLS(8) NAME
TPM Quote Tools PROGRAMS
tpm_mkuuid, tpm_mkaik, tpm_loadkey, tpm_unloadkey, tpm_getpcrhash, tpm_updatepcrhash, tpm_getquote, tpm_verifyquote DESCRIPTION
TPM Quote Tools is a collection of programs that provide support for TPM based attestation using the TPM quote operation. A TPM contains a set of Platform Configuration Registers (PCRs). In a well configured machine, some of these registers are set to known values during the boot up process or at other times. For example, a PCR might contain the hash of a boot loader in memory before it is run. The TPM quote operation is used to authoritatively verify the contents of a TPM's Platform Configuration Registers (PCRs). During provi- sioning, a composite hash of a selected set of PCRs is computed. The TPM quote operation produces a composite hash that can be compared with the one computed while provisioning. To use the TPM quote operation, keys must be generated. During provisioning, an Attestation Identity Key (AIK) is generated for each TPM, and the public part of the key is made available to entities that validate quotes. The TPM quote operation returns signed data and a signature. The data that is signed contains the PCRs selected for the operation, the composite hash for the selected PCRs, and a nonce provided as input, and used to prevent replay attacks. At provisioning time, the data that is signed is stored, not just the composite hash. The signature is discarded. An entity that wishes to evaluate a machine generates a nonce, and sends it along with the set of PCR used to generate the composite PCR hash at provisioning time. For this use of the TPM quote operation, the signed data is ignored, and the signature returned is used to val- idate the state of the TPM's PCRs. Given the signature, the evaluating entity replaces the nonce in the signed data generated at provi- sioning time, and checks to see if the signature is valid for the data. If so, this check ensures the selected PCRs contain values that match the ones measured during provisioning. A typical scenario for an enterprise using these tools follows. The tools expect AIKs to be referenced via one enterprise-wide Universally Unique Identifier (UUID). The program tpm_mkuuid creates one. For each machine being checked, an AIK is created using tpm_mkaik. The key blob produced is bound to the UUID on its machine using tpm_loadkey. The public key associated with the AIK is sent to the entities that verify quotes. Finally, the expected PCR composite hash is obtained using tpm_getpcrhash. When the expected PCR values change, a new hash can be generated with tpm_updatepcrhash. The program to obtain a quote, and thus measure the current state of the PCRs is tpm_getquote. The program that verifies the quote describes the same PCR composite hash as was measured initially is tpm_verifyquote. SEE ALSO
tpm_mkuuid(8), tpm_mkaik(8), tpm_loadkey(8), tpm_unloadkey(8), tpm_getpcrhash(8), tpm_updatepcrhash(8), tpm_getquote(8), tpm_verifyquote(8) Oct 2010 TPM QUOTE TOOLS(8)

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tcsd.conf(5)							File Formats Manual						      tcsd.conf(5)

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NAME
tcsd.conf - configuration file for the trousers TCS daemon. DESCRIPTION
This file, by default /etc/tcsd.conf is read by the trousers TCSD daemon, tcsd (see tcsd(8)). The tcsd.conf file that is installed by trousers contains all the default options, commented out. OPTIONS
port The port that TCSD will listen on for connections, local and remote, from applications. num_threads The maximum number of threads that the TCSD will spawn simultaneously to service applications. After num_threads threads have been spawned, any application that attempts to connect to the TCSD will receive an error. system_ps_file The location of the system persistent storage file. The system persistent storage file holds keys and data across restarts of the TCSD and system reboots. firmware_log_file Path to the file containing the current firmware PCR event log data. The interface to this log is usually provided by the TPM device driver. kernel_log_file Path to the file containing the current kernel PCR event log data. By default, this data will be parsed in the format pro- vided by the Integrity Measurement Architecture LSM. firmware_pcrs A list of PCR indices that are manipulated only by the system firmware and therefore are not extended or logged by the TCSD. Applications that call Tcsi_PcrExtend on PCRs listed here will receive an error. kernel_pcrs A list of PCR indices that are manipulated only by the kernel and therefore are not extended or logged by the TCSD. Applica- tions that call Tcsi_PcrExtend on PCRs listed here will receive an error. platform_cred Path to the platform credential for your TPM. Your TPM manufacturer may have provided you with a set of credentials (cer- tificates) that should be used when creating identities using your TPM. When a user of your TPM makes an identity, this credential will be encrypted as part of that process. See the 1.1b TPM Main specification section 9.3 for information on this process. conformance_cred Path to the conformance credential for your TPM. Your TPM manufacturer may have provided you with a set of credentials (certificates) that should be used when creating identities using your TPM. When a user of your TPM makes an identity, this credential will be encrypted as part of that process. See the 1.1b TPM Main specification section 9.3 for information on this process. endorsement_cred Path to the endorsement credential for your TPM. Your TPM manufacturer may have provided you with a set of credentials (certificates) that should be used when creating identities using your TPM. When a user of your TPM makes an identity, this credential will be encrypted as part of that process. See the 1.1b TPM Main specification section 9.3 for information on this process. remote_ops A list of TCS commands which will be allowed to be executed on this machine's TCSD by TSP's on non-local hosts (over the inter- net). By default, access to all operations is denied. host_platform_class Determines the TCG specification of the host's platform class. This refers to one of the specifications contained in the TCG web site. The default is PC specification version 1.2 . all_platform_classes Specifies all the TCG defined platforms associated with the host platform. The host_platform_class must not be defined here. By default, all platforms but the host platform are associated. EXAMPLE
port = 30003 num_threads = 10 system_ps_file = /usr/local/var/tpm/system.data firmware_log_file = /proc/tpm/firmware_events kernel_log_file = /proc/tcg/measurement_events firmware_pcrs = 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7 kernel_pcrs = 10,11 platform_cred = /usr/local/var/lib/tpm/platform.cert conformance_cred = /usr/local/var/lib/tpm/conformance.cert endorsement_cred = /usr/local/var/lib/tpm/endorsement.cert remote_ops = create_key,random host_platform_class = server_12 all_platform_classes = pc_11,pc_12,mobile_12 SEE ALSO
tcsd(8) AUTHOR
Kent Yoder REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <trousers-tech@lists.sf.net> TSS 1.1 2006-07-14 tcsd.conf(5)

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