Edgewall Software

Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#4292 new defect


Reported by: dave@… Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: next-major-releases
Component: roadmap Version: 0.10.2
Severity: minor Keywords: needmajor
Cc: dave@…, Ryan J Ollos
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roadmap.py is checking for ROADMAP_VIEW, which will only work as long as one keeps the ROADMAP_VIEW permission for anonymous that's set up by db_default.py. Once you delete that, nobody without WIKI_ADMIN privileges can look at the roadmap, because you can create MILESTONE_VIEW privs to your hearts content but they'll be ignored.

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comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by Matthew Good

Resolution: worksforme
Status: newclosed

I assume you mean MILESTONE_ADMIN, not WIKI_ADMIN. The MILESTONE_VIEW permission works as documented, allowing a user to view individual milestones. The ROADMAP_VIEW permission is required to view the roadmap.

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by David Abrahams <dave@…>

Cc: dave@… added
Resolution: worksforme
Status: closedreopened

No, I did not mean MILESTONE_ADMIN, I really meant WIKI_ADMIN. Ooooh, I see, ROADMAP_VIEW and MILESTONE_VIEW are distinct concepts. That's a bit confusing because I'm sure I saw it documented somewhere that all the MILESTONE_* privileges used to be called ROADMAP_*, so I assumed ROADMAP_VIEW was obsolete.

Well, all I can tell you is that I had MILESTONE_ADMIN set, and still could not view the roadmap page. Is that the expected behavior? If so, IMO it should be documented as such.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by Christian Boos

The ROADMAP_VIEW could be replaced by MILESTONE_LIST.

(similar to the ATTACHMENT_LIST permission introduced in the source:sandbox/security branch)

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by Christian Boos

Milestone: 0.12

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by Christian Boos

Component: generalroadmap
Keywords: needmajor added
Severity: majorminor

See also #3022. We should eventually remove all ROADMAP_* permissions.

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Cc: Ryan J Ollos added

comment:7 Changed 4 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

The Roadmap doesn't present any information that the user wouldn't already have access to with MILESTONE_VIEW. We could just use MILESTONE_VIEW to determine whether the Roadmap navigation item is present. Fine-grain permission checks when listing the milestones in the /roadmap view could determine which milestones are displayed.

In #1233, I'm considering to propose that Versions also be listed on the Roadmap. In that case, we could want the Roadmap navigation item to be present when the user has either MILESTONE_VIEW or VERSION_VIEW, and to perform fine-grained permission checks on each resource before displaying it in the /roadmap view.

Last edited 4 years ago by Ryan J Ollos (previous) (diff)

comment:8 Changed 3 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Owner: Jonas Borgström deleted
Status: reopenednew

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