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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 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:15:34 GMT

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Sergey Beryozkin commented on CXF-6206:
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Hi Christian, yes, I'm expecting it to work with JAX-RS too. However I'll keep the filter
for the following reasons: 
- it is a JAX-RS 2.0 filter and as such it offers a different registration option (as a JAX-RS
Provider, via the auto-discovery or from JAX-RS Application)
- I'm interested in making sure getting pre-match JAX-RS filters possibly work in scope of
an independent CXF interceptor and thus work with doAs, etc
- I've had a plan for it to support interacting with form login services by doing proper redirects,
etc

> 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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