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From "Ate Douma (JIRA)" <jetspeed-...@portals.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (JS2-21) Missing Security Feature: Check roles assigned to any group to user belongs
Date Sat, 16 Sep 2006 13:36:27 GMT
     [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JS2-21?page=all ]

Ate Douma updated JS2-21:
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    Fix Version/s:     (was: 2.1)

Resolution will take too much time to make it for the 2.1 release

> Missing Security Feature: Check roles assigned to any group to user belongs
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: JS2-21
>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JS2-21
>             Project: Jetspeed 2
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Security
>    Affects Versions: 2.0-FINAL
>            Reporter: David Le Strat
>         Assigned To: Ate Douma
>
> Reported by Ate Douma:
> o.a.j.security.impl.RoleManagerImpl.isUserInRole() implementation is
> missing a required feature.
> A User can be part of a Group which can have Roles just like the User itself.
> The isUserInRole() method currently only checks if the specified role is assigned to
the user, not if it is assigned to one of the groups the user belongs to.
> The Role definition in Servlet 2.3 SRV.12.4 (which according to portlet PLT.20.2 also
applies for portlets) specifies that a user is in a specific role either when assigned directly
to the user or
> when assigned to a group the user belongs to.
> Thus according to this definition the RoleManagerImpl.isUserInRole() 
> should also check the roles assigned to any group to user belongs to.

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