Jackrabbit Content Repository
  1. Jackrabbit Content Repository
  2. JCR-3294

AbstractLoginModule: get rid of trust_credentials_attribute

    Details

    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 2.4
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: jackrabbit-core
    • Labels:
      None

      Description

      based on JCR 2355 we added a very simplistic way to indicate to the login module that the given credentials have
      been preauthenticated. as already stated in the original issue this poses a major security issue as it leaves the
      repository access untrusted.

      i would like to raise those security concern again and would therefore like to get rid of that hack in the long run.
      the suggested procedure:

      • deprecate the attribute (immediately)
      • log a warning if it is used (immediately)
      • document how to fix code that is currently relying on that attribute
      • remove support altogether for the next major release

        Activity

        Jukka Zitting made changes -
        Status Resolved [ 5 ] Closed [ 6 ]
        angela made changes -
        Field Original Value New Value
        Status Open [ 1 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
        Resolution Duplicate [ 3 ]
        Hide
        angela added a comment -

        apparently hit commit twice (jira is toooo slow

        Show
        angela added a comment - apparently hit commit twice (jira is toooo slow
        Hide
        Felix Meschberger added a comment -

        Looks like a duplicate to JCR-3293 ?

        Show
        Felix Meschberger added a comment - Looks like a duplicate to JCR-3293 ?
        angela created issue -

          People

          • Assignee:
            Unassigned
            Reporter:
            angela
          • Votes:
            0 Vote for this issue
            Watchers:
            0 Start watching this issue

            Dates

            • Created:
              Updated:
              Resolved:

              Development