[dm-crypt] keys in memory?

Kachler, Arie arie.kachler at nytimes.com
Thu Jan 13 22:03:20 CET 2011


Hi all,

When a system has been configured and it's using encrypted LUKS partition(s), are they keys visible in memory?
The question is relevant when deploying these types of partitions to a cloud provider, where the provider's hypervisor has access to all vms' memory.
Any insight into this will be greatly appreciated.

Arie Kachler



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