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From "Sergey Beryozkin (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CXF-6206) JAASLoginInterceptor: Return proper unauthorized response when JAAS login with basic auth fails
Date Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:58:34 GMT

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Sergey Beryozkin commented on CXF-6206:
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Hi, I guess adding AuthenticationType to AuthenticationException would solve it, good idea.

Not sure about the specialized exception because JAASLoginInterceptor would need to figure
out if it is HTTP or not, and both BasicAuth and WS-Sec can happen over HTTP.
The user though would know which endpoint is bound to the HTTP transport and would register
the fault interceptor - it would check AuthenticationType and if it is BasicAuth -> 401,
otherwise it will let the chain continue, default SOAP fault...

> JAASLoginInterceptor: Return proper unauthorized response when JAAS login with basic
auth fails
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CXF-6206
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CXF-6206
>             Project: CXF
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Core, Transports
>            Reporter: Christian Schneider
>            Assignee: Christian Schneider
>             Fix For: 3.1.0
>
>
> Currently we return a Fault with a AuthenticationException when JAAS login fails.
> The proper response would be a 401 status with a suitable WWW-Authenticate header.
> I experimented with turning the AuthenticationException into a 401 response in the http
transport. Not sure where to take auth type and realm from though. I am also not sure how
to distinguish basic auth from WSS Security UsernameToken. As in the second case 401 is probably
not correct.



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