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From "Shapira, Yoav" <>
Subject RE: [PATCH]Virtual Host Choice on HTML Manager
Date Mon, 05 Jan 2004 19:58:13 GMT

I too have a security problem with this patch as-is.  This is why we have extension in java
and support for it in tomcat ;)

Yoav Shapira
Millennium ChemInformatics

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Remy Maucherat []
>Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 2:57 PM
>To: Tomcat Developers List
>Subject: Re: [PATCH]Virtual Host Choice on HTML Manager
>Glenn Nielsen wrote:
>> This breaks security for virtual hosting by allowing anyone who can
>> authenticate to use the manager to manage all virtual hosts.
>> Though this may be easier for you it prevents me from administering
>> a Tomcat server where multiple virtual hosta are managed by different
>> customers.
>> Therfor I am -1 for applying this patch.
>> An acceptable patch would be to extend the existing manager class with
>> a new class which implements this "feature".  Then those administering
>> Tomcat can choose which version of the manager they want to install.
>I agree with this.
>Is one manager per vhost really too much to ask ? (since different
>principals will be needed in many situations)
>There are a use cases for the feature, of course, so I'm ok with having
>an extension class that could replace the default manager servlet.
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