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Bug 184573 - forces client to authenticate in a loop - update to 5.0rc7
forces client to authenticate in a loop - update to 5.0rc7
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mod_auth_kerb (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
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Reported: 2006-03-09 17:07 EST by Rudi Chiarito
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 5.1-2
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Last Closed: 2006-11-29 13:18:17 EST
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Description Rudi Chiarito 2006-03-09 17:07:42 EST
Description of problem:
Version 5.0RC7 was released the other week. It is supposed to solve the
following problem (from the 1.109 changelog):

Only reply with the Negotiate set if the gss_accept_sec_context returned data
for the client. Otherwise the client received an Negotiate header and tried to
authenticate using GSSAPI again and again, which is annoying when the user in
question pass the authentication but isn't authorized.
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2006-03-10 05:10:27 EST
rc7 can go in as an FC5 update, it's too late for FC5 final now; but clients
should really cope with that correctly - what did you see this with, Firefox?
Comment 2 Rudi Chiarito 2006-03-11 00:28:34 EST
FC5 has been postponed to the 20th, any chances this could still make it?

We saw this with Firefox. One of our users had restricted access to a directory.
Rebuilding manually the rpm with the rc7 sources made the problem go away for us. 
Comment 3 Rudi Chiarito 2006-09-19 08:16:54 EDT
In the meantime, 5.0 final and 5.1 have been released upstream. Can either of
the two releases make it for FC6?
Comment 4 Rudi Chiarito 2006-11-29 13:18:17 EST
Now fixed in FC6. Thanks!

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