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From "Karl Pauls (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (FELIX-5275) Felix & Equinox handling of OSGI-INF/permissions.perm differs
Date Tue, 05 Jul 2016 10:23:11 GMT

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Karl Pauls commented on FELIX-5275:

Granted, if you tested this with security enabled and the framework.security provider installed
and it works in Felix without a doPriv in the test bundle than this is real bug - otherwise,
I'd say close this issue.

> Felix & Equinox handling of OSGI-INF/permissions.perm differs
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: FELIX-5275
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-5275
>             Project: Felix
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Configuration Admin, Framework Security
>    Affects Versions: configadmin-1.8.8
>         Environment: Felix config-admin 1.8.8 running on Equinox with SecurityManager
>            Reporter: Derek Baum
> Using Felix config-admin 1.8.8 in Equinox, with a SecurityManager active, causes the
ManagedService.updated() method to get AccessControlExceptions when, for example, accessing
System properties.
> This is caused by:
> #1 OSGI-INF/permissions.perm added to config-admin in FELIX-4039
> #2 Different handling of OSGI-INF/permissions.perm between Felix and Equinox.
> I have previously raised this problem against Equinox (see External Issue URL), and this
is the gist of their analysis:
> ---------------------------
> The felix CM implementation is scoping their own permissions down to a strict subset
of permissions and Equinox is correctly enforcing that subset of permissions.
> So your bundle tries to read a system property, but the CM impl is not authorized to
read that property.
> One complication may be that Felix is allowing its bundle protection domains to be configured
with the java policy file (because their ProtectionDomains are constructed with that 4 arg
> This would seem to break the specified behavior though, because clearly the CM implementation
should never be allowed to have permission to do things outside of what is specified by the
permissions.perm file or that are "implied" permissions auto-granted by the framework for
each bundle.
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