Bug 239223 - krb5 should not use host/* principals
Summary: krb5 should not use host/* principals
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: koji   
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Version: 6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: David Cantrell
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-05-06 12:41 UTC by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2013-01-10 01:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-15 16:46:17 UTC
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Description Enrico Scholz 2007-05-06 12:41:00 UTC
Description of problem:

There is an hardcoded server principal of 'host/%s' in
ClientSession::_serverPrincipal() in

This is bad because 'host/*' principals are for system services only and the
keytab can/must not be read by non-root users. As koji services (hub) are run by
the 'httpd' user, this will not work.

There should be used (customizable) principal names like HTTP/* instead of.

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Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2007-06-12 19:54:34 UTC
Filed upstream as https://hosted.fedoraproject.org/projects/koji/ticket/32 
Waiting for an upstream fix to release.

Comment 2 Jesse Keating 2007-11-15 16:46:17 UTC
Closing this as upstream here to.  Really needs to be fixed upstream and it will
filter down to the Fedora release.

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