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From "Gary Tully (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (AMQ-904) SecurityContext doesn't work with WebLogic Principals
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2008 14:55:57 GMT

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Gary Tully updated AMQ-904:
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    Fix Version/s: 5.3.0
                       (was: 5.2.0)

> SecurityContext doesn't work with WebLogic Principals
> -----------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: AMQ-904
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/activemq/browse/AMQ-904
>             Project: ActiveMQ
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Broker
>    Affects Versions: 4.0.1
>            Reporter: Aaron Mulder
>             Fix For: 5.3.0
>
>
> SecurityContext.isInOneOf attempts to determine whether a user has one of a set of possible
principals.  It does this by using HashSet.retainAll, which relies on equals and hashcode.
> This doesn't work for WebLogic principals (the variable "set" in that method always ends
up empty).  I'm not totally clear on why, but I notice that the principals generated by a
WebLogic authentication have signature data, while the principals created as the "eligible
principals" using the same WebLogic classes (weblogic.security.principal.WLSGroupImpl) have
null signature data.  I speculate that WebLogic signs the principals it creates and that equals
and/or hashCode consider the signature.
> It would be ideal if SecurityContext.isInOneOf manually compared the principal class
and principal name instead of relying on the equals and/or hashCode methods of the underlying
principal class.

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