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From "Scott Nichol" <snic...@computer.org>
Subject Re: Security problem with SOAP Java applet
Date Mon, 03 Dec 2001 14:00:50 GMT
Are you using Apache SOAP 2.2?  This is an issue that I believe was fixed in
that version.  If you are using 2.2, perhaps it is fixed in the current
daily build.

Scott

----- Original Message -----
From: "Teodoro Megliola" <teodoro.megliola@csfs.com>
To: "soap-dev" <soap-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, December 03, 2001 3:05 AM
Subject: Security problem with SOAP Java applet


> Hello there
>
> I wrote a simple and straightforward SOAP client to access an also simple
and straightforward service.
>
> When I deployed the client as a Java applet (I know that this implies
downloading the ".jar" files as well, but let's skip this for a moment), I
ran into the following exception:
>
>
com.ms.security.SecurityExceptionEx[org/apache/soap/util/mime/MimeUtils.getU
niqueValue]:
>    Unable to access system property: user.name
>
> I'm aware that Java applets are not allowed to access this specific system
property, so I have 2 question:
>
>  - Why do the SOAP classes actually need this system property at all?
>  - Any workaround to handle this?
>
> Thanks
> Ted


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