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From "Pradeep Agrawal (Jira)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (RANGER-2705) Group sync does does not parse DNs properly
Date Wed, 15 Apr 2020 08:16:00 GMT

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Pradeep Agrawal commented on RANGER-2705:
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Patch committed : [https://github.com/apache/ranger/commit/6827eb7351708c22d45481fda8cfa61467f60741#diff-d8dc3d69c5f905af1355c0e63418115c]

> Group sync does does not parse DNs properly
> -------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: RANGER-2705
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/RANGER-2705
>             Project: Ranger
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: usersync
>            Reporter: Lars Francke
>            Assignee: Sailaja Polavarapu
>            Priority: Major
>
> When we have enabled user & group search ({{ranger.usersync.group.search.first.enabled}}
= false) we expect Ranger to get the groups and its members and compare them to what already
exists.
>  Our DN/CN looks like this:
> {code:java}
>  CN=Francke\, Lars,OU=....bla bla. 
> {code}
> Our CN contains a comma but the {{getShortUserName}} method in {{LdapDeltaUserGroupBuilder}}
has this piece of code:
> {code:java}
> StringTokenizer stc = new StringTokenizer(longUserName, ",");
> String firstToken = stc.nextToken();{code}
> The intention is that it gets the "{{CN=Francke\, Lars}}" part (the first part of the
comma-separated DN) but that doesn't work if that contains a comma itself. It is escaped but
Ranger just splits at the comma. That's definitely a bug. It should use the {{LdapName}} class
instead and/or parse according to the RFC 2253 but maybe even that is wrong what it really
should probably do is the same as user sync?
>  This way we currently cannot use (incremental) group sync at all because if we do we
don't get any groups at all as the user search doesn't take its own groups when group sync
is also enabled (this was another surprise).
>  



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