Fwd: RFR 7191662: JCE providers should be located via ServiceLoader
sean.mullan at oracle.com
Wed May 27 23:06:41 UTC 2015
On 05/27/2015 07:05 PM, Sean Mullan wrote:
> On 05/27/2015 06:35 PM, Valerie Peng wrote:
>> In addition, I changed the getArgument() impl in OracleUcrypto provider
>> + SunPKCS11 provider to only return the value if the caller has read
>> permission to the file. I feel this is probably safer as we don't want
>> to reveal the path (potential info leak) to untrusted callers. If the
>> callers don't have the right permission, then "" is returned. If you
>> prefer SecurityException be thrown, please let me know.
> Better yet, maybe we don't need the getArgument method. The argument is
> really only needed for Provider implementations, which get it via the
I mean via the configure method ...
> This way we can just have the constructor and not expose
> potentially sensitive info through a public method.
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