[libvirt] virtual smartcard support for GPG backend?

roky at openmailbox.org roky at openmailbox.org
Tue Apr 28 14:16:05 UTC 2015

On 2015-04-26 13:28, roky at openmailbox.org wrote:
> Hi. I am trying to get a virtual smartcard attached to a vm but I want
> it to use GPG instead of NSS. RedHat focuses on NSS becuase of PKCS#11
> requirements and FIPS approval, but for most of the community its GPG
> that matters for smartcards.
> Is is possible to use GPG on the host instead of NSS with virtual
> smartcards? Please document how or add support for it.
> Is using a virtual smartcard make the host less secure from a rogue
> vm? If there are bugs in GPG/NSS backend on the host can they be
> abused by untrusted code in the vm?
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Is it the wrong place to ask?

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