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Configuring controller access rules to default-deny

Updated about a year ago by nsandenHow-tos3 comments – viewed 61,919 times – ( +11 ) – version 1.1
Starting with the blog tutorial, Yii developers are familiar with the notion of access rules defined in the controller, where the actions are allowed or denied depending on the user's name or role.

How to write secure Yii applications

Updated about a year ago by Fran├žois GannazHow-tos19 comments – viewed 168,879 times – ( +101 ) – version 1.1
warning: While this security guide tries to be quite complete, is not exhaustive. If security matters for you, you ought to check several other references.

Secure password hash storage and a Yii helper extension

Updated about a year ago by fsbTutorials5 comments – viewed 27,972 times – ( +15 ) – version 1.1
Obsolete

Simple authorization system

Updated about a year ago by GustavoHow-tos1 comment – viewed 25,316 times – ( +16 ) – version 1.1
How to create a simple (non-RBAC) authorization system

Secure password hashing with bCrypt

Updated 2 years ago by Ivo PereiraHow-tos3 comments – viewed 19,315 times – ( +9 ) – version 1.1
In this article I will show you how to implement a secure password hashing mechanism in your Yii projects using a bCrypt class.

Using phpseclib with Yii

Updated 2 years ago by nkdHow-tos8 comments – viewed 6,783 times – ( +2 ) – version 1.1
I installed phpseclib because I needed to do some AES encryption in my project. After all the hassle of installing php lib, I found out that Yii already has a security module (securityManager). I finally decided to keep using phpseclib because it has one big advantage over Yii securityManager module, it does not requite mcrypt to be installed in the phpserver!
tags: security

ACL and RBAC

Updated 2 years ago by kevinkorbHow-tos0 comments – viewed 13,736 times – version 1.1
This HowTo assumes that you have a smattering of ACL in general and of how the acl-extension works basically. It will introduce you into the abstract and give you a hint on how to use Business-Rules. If you have in-depth questions, please refer to the extension documentation. Using ACL in an RBAC-manner cannot and should never obscure the fact that the underlying system is still ACL-based. In fact, the Business-Rules are just another layer in the permission-check plan.

Show captcha after <N> unsuccessfull attempts

Updated 2 years ago by zitterHow-tos7 comments – viewed 15,304 times – ( +14 / -4 ) – version 1.1
In this mini howto I would like to show how to add a required captcha field in the login form, after a defined number of unsuccessfull attempts. To do this, I will use the blog demo that you have in default Yii download package (path/to/yii/demos/blog).

Yii Security-extended guide

Updated 3 years ago by bingjie2680Tips11 comments – viewed 15,660 times – ( +6 / -6 ) – version 1.1
This article is called extended guide is because there is already a security guide in the Yii tutorial security section. but that guide is not complete in the sense that it does not rise the developers' attention to some other commonly happening attacks: SQL injection and magic URL, which can be major vulnerabilities in your application without much caring.

Force a User to Change Their Password (ChangePasswordFilter)

Updated 3 years ago by waterloomattTutorials2 comments – viewed 14,966 times – ( +16 / -2 ) – version 1.1
Sometimes you need to force a user to change their password after x number of days. This article describes how to implement this using a filter, ChangePasswordFilter.