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From "Hans Lohmander (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DIRSERVER-997) Block search ability for userPassword attribute
Date Sat, 14 Jul 2007 08:41:04 GMT


Hans Lohmander commented on DIRSERVER-997:

Yes, the issue DIRSERVER-955 would handle this and more. Then it comes down to a sensible
default configuration for the userPassword attribute.

> Block search ability for userPassword attribute
> -----------------------------------------------
>                 Key: DIRSERVER-997
>                 URL:
>             Project: Directory ApacheDS
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>         Environment: All
>            Reporter: Hans Lohmander
> I entered this issue on request from the user list where this topic came up.
> The userPassword should not be available for search,
> else password fishing is possible.
> If you are allowed to do a search like
> $ ldapsearch -b o=some.root -s sub 'userPassword="{md5}b4b5835f03bd6748e0cc25790d6f3498"'
> it would render you all objects with the attribute userPassword equal to
> "the secret password", which may not be such a good idea.
> iPlanet DS 4.x allowed searches on ueserPassword attribute with
> directory manager privs I found out. 

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