Saturday, October 19, 2013

Building 64bit TrueCrypt for OSX

Currently, TrueCrypt binaries are only available for PPC and i386 without any hardware accelleration.
Also, the available binaries are currently under suspect, as nobody knows if they were compiled from the official source code or if they were tampered by someone. (hick..).

A project tries to get funded to audit the TrueCrypt sources and binaries for any hidden backdoors: The german C't magazine tried to rebuild the Windows binaries from the source code and found some suspect differences while comparing the binaries. See here [english translation] [original article in german].

To ensure at least you do not use tampered binaries, you can use this script to generate a 64bit OSX version from the TrueCrypt sources with hardware accellerated AES functions yourself. (Idea and patches see this Blog post).

# Build TrueCrypt on OSX with 64bit and HW acc. AES
# 2013
sourcename="TrueCrypt ${version} Source.tar.gz"
which /opt/local/bin/port &>/dev/null
if [ $? != 0 ]; then
echo "Port seems not to be installed."
echo "Please install, first" 
exit 1
echo "Creating TrueCrypt $version"
mkdir $workDir
trap "echo cleaning up; cd $currDir; rm -rf $workDir ; exit" SIGHUP SIGINT SIGTERM
echo "Getting required Ports.."
sudo port install wxWidgets-3.0 fuse4x nasm wget pkgconfig
sudo port select wxWidgets wxWidgets-3.0
echo " "
echo "Downloading $sourcename"
wget --quiet$download_filename
echo "Checking md5.."
thisMd5=`openssl md5 < $sourcename | cut -d " " -f 2`
if [ ! "$md5" = "$thisMd5" ]; then
echo "MD5 checksum $thisMd5 does not match expected MD5 checksum $md5"
echo "Either the source file was modified or you tried to download a different version"
echo "FATAL ERROR. Aborting."
exit 1
echo "Checksum is ok."
echo "Extracting '$sourcename'"
tar zxf "$sourcename"
cd truecrypt-${version}-source
echo "Getting Patch file.."
wget --quiet
mkdir Pkcs11
cd Pkcs11
echo "Getting pkcs11 headers.."
wget --quiet
wget --quiet
wget --quiet
cd ..
echo "Patching TrueCrypt for 64bit and HW accellerated AES.."
patch -p0 < truecrypt-osx.patch
echo "Compiling..."
make -j4
echo "Compile done."
mv Main/ ..
echo "Cleanup.."
cd $currDir
rm -rf $0.$$
echo "Done creating Version: $version"
# end

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