[jbossseam-issues] [JBoss JIRA] Created: (JBSEAM-1224) Consider integration of security with App Framework

Pete Muir (JIRA) jira-events at lists.jboss.org
Sun Apr 22 14:03:30 EDT 2007

Consider integration of security with App Framework

                 Key: JBSEAM-1224
                 URL: http://jira.jboss.com/jira/browse/JBSEAM-1224
             Project: JBoss Seam
          Issue Type: Feature Request
          Components: Core, Security
    Affects Versions: 1.2.1.GA
            Reporter: Pete Muir
         Assigned To: Shane Bryzak

>From the forums:

'One down side to using EntityHome for generic crud is lack of built in security.  One needs to be careful when using Homes for crud operations that allow or require RequestParameters.  You need to ensure the operation on this ID is valid.  You don't want to expose information you shouldn't and you definitely don't want to modify or destroy information you shouldn't.

For example, you don't want a user to update or delete another user's entity just by changing an ID in the URL and hitting return.  Seam supports entity level security and you can probably extend a Home to double check access restrictions prior to operations.  Likewise, you don't want private information available on lets say a user profile screen, to be available to anyone able to modify a URL.'

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