Santuario
  1. Santuario
  2. SANTUARIO-228

KeyResolver.registerAtStart() leads to ClassCastException

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    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: Java 1.4.4
    • Component/s: Java
    • Security Level: Public (Public issues, viewable by everyone)
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    • Environment:
      Operating System: Windows NT
      Platform: PC

      Description

      Created an attachment (id=25627)
      source code patch

      KeyResolver.registerAtStart() adds a String to KeyResolver._resolverVector.
      In ResolverIterator.next(), we expect the items in _resolverVector to be KeyResolver instances and this causes a ClassCastException.

      To reproduce, run this code:
      KeyResolver.registerAtStart("org.apache.xml.security.test.encryption.BobKeyResolver");
      KeyResolverSpi resolver = (KeyResolverSpi)KeyResolver.iterator().next();

      The solution is to call new KeyResolver(className) just like KeyResolver.register().
      Unfortunately, we cannot add the throws clauses. For backwards compatibility, we return an unchecked RuntimeException instead. We chose IllegalArgumentException.

      We also modify ResolverIterator.remove() to throw an UnsupportedOperationException.

      I did not add a junit for this bug because there is no way to remove a KeyResolver once it is registered. This would affect the subsequent tests.

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          • Assignee:
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            Reporter:
            Clement Pellerin
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