[javaee-spec users] [jsr342-experts] Re: Improved Credential and SSL Configuration for EE 7

From: Jeff Genender <>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 22:43:49 -0800

I *completely* agree with Jason on this point and should be something under serious consideration.


On Mar 8, 2012, at 10:42 PM, Jason T. Greene wrote:

> On 3/8/12 6:09 PM, Bill Shannon wrote:
>> I've uploaded another proposal from our security team. Please review
>> and give us your feedback.
> Frankly the whole idea of sticking private keys and password databases in deployments seems like a major hazard. Developers are used to copying these around everywhere. I could easily see someone forgetting they have sensitive information in here. People also tend to use short and bad passwords in keystores which makes bruteforcing a PKCS12 file not that difficult.
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> Jason T. Greene
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