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Re: auth cache

From: David Waite <mass_at_akuma.org>
Date: 2003-02-24 16:58:47 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:
>
>
>>huh? we've still go the auth baton, assuming that they used the same
>>client context, so why can't we cache the authentication stuff there,
>>keyed off of repos uuid (once we have those working anyway).
>>
>>
>
>Ah! Now *there's* a caching solution that might work. gstein, this
>fixes the security problem, doesn't it? Is keying off the repos uuid
>enough, or are there other runtime params we need to worry about?
>
I think you need to key off of both the uuid and the server address;
otherwise I can 'trick' your client to providing me your auth
credentials for a specific server by manually setting the uuid to match ;-)

-David Waite

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