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From "David Jencks (JIRA)" <...@geronimo.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (GERONIMO-677) Repeated login (after session invalidation) with different credentials results in incorrect role set.
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2005 06:15:13 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-677?page=comments#action_12315212 ] 

David Jencks commented on GERONIMO-677:
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I'm not very clear on how sessions work, but I don't think invalidating a session logs you
out.  Please let me know if I am wrong.

To analyze the Subject contents we would need to know your security configuration: both the
login configuration and user >> principal assignments and your application security
configuration with the principal >> role mapping.  It looks to me as if you might have
the user "user" assigned to the groups "user" and "manager".

> Repeated login (after session invalidation) with different credentials results in incorrect
role set.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>          Key: GERONIMO-677
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-677
>      Project: Geronimo
>         Type: Bug
>   Components: security
>     Versions: 1.0-M4
>     Reporter: Ivan Dubrov
>     Priority: Critical

>
> Consider we have two users, "user" with role "user" and "manager" with role "manager"
and two secured areas /user/* and /manager/*, so only "user"'s can access pages with URL /user/*
and only "manager"'s can access pages with URL /manager/*.
> If we log in as "user", we can access only /user/* pages, "403 Forbidden" if we try to
access /manager/* pages. It is OK. 
> Now, if we clean the session (request.getSession().invalidate()), we will be logged out,
so we cannot access nor /user/*, nor /manager/* pages - server redirects to the login page.
It is OK.
> But if we login second time, as a "manager", we can access both page sets - /user/* and
/manager/*! It means that authenticated user owns both roles "user" and "manager", but this
is impossible combination!

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