Bug 451902 - Global views can contain fields not viewable by external users
Global views can contain fields not viewable by external users
Status: NEW
Product: Issue-Tracker
Classification: Retired
Component: User Interface (Show other bugs)
4.6
All Linux
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Assigned To: Lisa Lu
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Reported: 2008-06-17 21:35 EDT by Gary Case
Modified: 2008-06-17 21:35 EDT (History)
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Description Gary Case 2008-06-17 21:35:27 EDT
Description of problem:
When altering the view of a group under Issues > Alter display for: (group
name), it's possible to select non-employee viewable items and then save the
view as the global default. This results in the standard default view for
non-employees, not the customized one created by the RH employee. The system
should parse the available columns and refuse to save a global default view
(this is global default, not global employee default) if any columns have been
selected that cannot be viewed by customers.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
4.6

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to IT as a RH employee
2. Go to Issues > Alter display for: (group name)
3. Add columns like "Pri" or "PS" and save as global default view
4. Non-RH users will see the standard default instead of the newly customized
view, as it contains columns they have no access to.
  
Actual results:
The system allows saving of non-customer viewable columns as the global default.
Customers don't get the custom view created by the RH employee because of this.

Expected results:
The system should reject attempts to save global default views that contain
non-customer viewable fields. Perhaps we should color code the items or "*" them
to let people know they're internal only fields?

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