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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-7518

CLONE -Crumb breaks ajax request behind proxies. -- Still broken behind nginx proxies

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Component/s: core
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      Description

      Hudson: 1.310-SNAPSHOT (svn trunk)

      I checked "Prevent Cross Site Request Forgery exploits", then ajax request like
      ajaxBuildQueue returned "HTTP/1.1 430 Forbidden".

      I use Hudson installation behind some proxies.

      In hudson.security.csrf.DefaultCrumbIssuer L58, "Request#getRemoteAddr()" is
      used to update MessageDigest. but it will return diffrent IP behind proxies each
      request.

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            mdp mdp added a comment -

            nginx by default disallows some characters in header names that the HTTP specification allows: http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_core_module.html#ignore_invalid_headers
            '.' is one of them, so the .crumb header gets filtered out.

            This can be turned off as per the linked page - worth noting in documentation (in crumb issuer configuration help?).
            But maybe switching to a more compatible header (x-jenkins-crumb?) would be a safer choice?

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            mdp mdp added a comment - nginx by default disallows some characters in header names that the HTTP specification allows: http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_core_module.html#ignore_invalid_headers '.' is one of them, so the .crumb header gets filtered out. This can be turned off as per the linked page - worth noting in documentation (in crumb issuer configuration help?). But maybe switching to a more compatible header (x-jenkins-crumb?) would be a safer choice?
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            snekse Derek E added a comment - - edited

            I agree with the comment about switching to a more compatible header like "x-jenkins-crumb".

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            snekse Derek E added a comment - - edited I agree with the comment about switching to a more compatible header like "x-jenkins-crumb".
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            drkibitz Dr. Kibitz added a comment - - edited

            +1, this effects everyone who uses reverse proxy services such as CloudFlare, as they're using nginx, with default settings.

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            drkibitz Dr. Kibitz added a comment - - edited +1, this effects everyone who uses reverse proxy services such as CloudFlare, as they're using nginx, with default settings.
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            jglick Jesse Glick added a comment -

            Careful and see DefaultCrumbIssuerTest.testApiXml; there are subtle security issues surrounding crumb names that could potentially be interpreted as JavaScript identifiers (or otherwise the start of a legal JavaScript statement).

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            jglick Jesse Glick added a comment - Careful and see DefaultCrumbIssuerTest.testApiXml ; there are subtle security issues surrounding crumb names that could potentially be interpreted as JavaScript identifiers (or otherwise the start of a legal JavaScript statement).
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            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment -

            This duplicates JENKINS-12875, which also discusses nginx reverse proxies.

            As the number of watchers there is greater, marking this one as resolved.

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            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment - This duplicates JENKINS-12875 , which also discusses nginx reverse proxies. As the number of watchers there is greater, marking this one as resolved.

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              • Assignee:
                dty Dean Yu
                Reporter:
                cap10morgan cap10morgan
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