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From "Haohui Mai (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (HDFS-5502) Fix HTTPS support in HsftpFileSystem
Date Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:47:23 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-5502?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Haohui Mai updated HDFS-5502:

    Status: Patch Available  (was: Open)

> Fix HTTPS support in HsftpFileSystem
> ------------------------------------
>                 Key: HDFS-5502
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-5502
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>            Reporter: Haohui Mai
>            Assignee: Haohui Mai
>         Attachments: HDFS-5502.000.patch, HDFS-5502.001.patch
> The current implementation of HsftpFileSystem suffers from the following issues:
> * It initializes the SSLContext incorrectly. It blindly trusts all server certificates
which creates a security hole.
> * It tries to cancel delegation token through http, not https, which leads to HDFS-5295.
> * It overrides the default socket factory for HttpsConnection. Given the fact that it
trusts all server-side certificate, it accidentally disables all checks on server certificates
for all https connections.
> This jira tracks the effort to fix the above issues. 

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