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From "David Jencks (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Closed: (GERONIMO-4778) Servlet run-as role should apply to a dispatch to another servlet
Date Fri, 31 Jul 2009 23:56:14 GMT

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David Jencks closed GERONIMO-4778.
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    Resolution: Fixed

Jetty issue now resolved, will be in 7.0.0.RC3-SNAPSHOT and following.

> Servlet run-as role should apply to a dispatch to another servlet
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: GERONIMO-4778
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-4778
>             Project: Geronimo
>          Issue Type: Bug
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: security, web
>    Affects Versions: 2.2
>            Reporter: David Jencks
>            Assignee: David Jencks
>             Fix For: 2.2
>
>
> The servlet spec doesn't say anything about the effect of a run-as role on the target
servlet of a dispatch.  Some private communication with Ron Monzilla (also on the servlet
eg ml) indicates that the best behavior would be that if a servlet A with run-as role R dispatches
to another servlet B, B's security decisions (is user in role, mostly, for servlets) be based
on role R.
> This will require a small modification in jetty, see https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=285119

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