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  1. Log4j 2
  2. LOG4J2-1896

Update classes in org.apache.logging.log4j.core.net.ssl in APIs from String to char[] for passwords

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 2.10.0
    • Component/s: Configurators
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      Description

      Update org.apache.logging.log4j.core.net.ssl.StoreConfiguration from a String to char[] to represent its password.

      The goal is to reduce the security risk of using a String for a password. See https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8881291/why-is-char-preferred-over-string-for-passwords

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              • Assignee:
                remkop@yahoo.com Remko Popma
                Reporter:
                garydgregory Gary Gregory
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