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From "Sergey Beryozkin (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CXF-7110) Inflexible jwt audience restriction validation
Date Wed, 26 Oct 2016 22:19:58 GMT


Sergey Beryozkin commented on CXF-7110:

Right, what I also meant is that this validation is done at the wrong time. I think we have
2 issue hereL
- these JWT audiences are meant to be enforced at the RS border.
- and the original issue of how to cope with the proxy interposing in front of RSs... 

> Inflexible jwt audience restriction validation
> ----------------------------------------------
>                 Key: CXF-7110
>                 URL:
>             Project: CXF
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: JAX-RS Security
>    Affects Versions: 3.1.7
>         Environment: JVM 1.7, Ubuntu 14
>            Reporter: Shaleen Mishra
> JwtUtils.validateJwtAudienceRestriction checks the audience url matches the current request
url (from the context). This works only during development but is most likely to fail because
the actual url of the resource server may be behind the proxy or load balancer etc. e.g. The
actual request is sent to and the requester sends this string in the audience
parameter but the server actually serving the request may have a url like localhost:8080/oauth.
So the match fails. And thanks to the static util function, it can not be customized easily.

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