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From "Siddharth Seth (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HIVE-13853) Add X-XSRF-Header filter to HS2 HTTP mode and WebHCat
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:12:20 GMT


Siddharth Seth commented on HIVE-13853:

The test added in this patch - TestXSRFFilter - runs for close to 20 minutes, about 2 minutes
of that is actual run time, the rest is setup time. Is there anyway to make this faster?

> Add X-XSRF-Header filter to HS2 HTTP mode and WebHCat
> -----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HIVE-13853
>                 URL:
>             Project: Hive
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: HiveServer2, WebHCat
>            Reporter: Sushanth Sowmyan
>            Assignee: Sushanth Sowmyan
>              Labels: TODOC2.1
>             Fix For: 2.1.0
>         Attachments: HIVE-13853.2.patch, HIVE-13853.patch
> There is a possibility that there may be a CSRF-based attack on various hadoop components,
and thus, there is an effort to add a block for all incoming http requests if they do not
contain a X-XSRF-Header header. (See HADOOP-12691 for motivation)
> This has potential to affect HS2 when running on thrift-over-http mode(if cookie-based-auth
is used), and webhcat.
> We introduce new flags to determine whether or not we're using the filter, and if we
are, we will automatically reject any http requests which do not contain this header.
> To allow this to work, we also need to make changes to our JDBC driver to automatically
inject this header into any requests it makes. Also, any client-side programs/api not using
the JDBC driver directly will need to make changes to add a X-XSRF-Header header to the request
to make calls to HS2/WebHCat if this filter is enabled.

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