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Using phpseclib with Yii

Updated about a year ago by nkdHow-tos8 comments – viewed 5,532 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 about a year ago by kevinkorbHow-tos0 comments – viewed 10,879 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 about a year ago by zitterHow-tos7 comments – viewed 12,063 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).

Authenticating against phpass hashes with Yii

Updated 2 years ago by Da:SourcererHow-tos18 comments – viewed 20,438 times – ( +26 ) – version 1.1
The Portable PHP password hashing framework allows advanced password hashing offering increased security over simple MD5- or SHA1-hashed passwords. phpass is already in use in some larger projects such as WordPress (since v2.5), Drupal 7 and phpBB 3.

Yii Security-extended guide

Updated 2 years ago by bingjie2680Tips11 comments – viewed 13,372 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 2 years ago by waterloomattTutorials2 comments – viewed 12,879 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.

Moving project code outside of webroot (plus multiple project support)

Updated 2 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos7 comments – viewed 35,239 times – ( +22 / -1 ) – version 1.1
Yii's by-default directory organization works well enough, but there are several steps one can take that improve the security and serviceability of the system, especially in the context of multiple Yii projects on the same machine (including multiple versions of the same project).
tags: config, security

[PT-BR] Proteção Contra Logout CSRF

Updated 2 years ago by Rodrigo CoelhoTutorials0 comments – viewed 5,649 times – ( +2 / -1 ) – version 1.1
CSRF é o acrônimo para Cross-site request forgery. CSRF é um ataque que forca o usuário a executar ações não desejadas numa aplicação Web na qual ele está autenticado.

Logout CSRF Protection

Updated 2 years ago by Rodrigo CoelhoTutorials1 comment – viewed 12,266 times – ( +10 ) – version 1.1
CSRF is the acronymn for Cross-site request forgery. It is an attack which forces an end user to execute unwanted actions on a web application in which he/she is currently authenticated.

More security in your applications with Yii and PHPIDS

Updated 3 years ago by GustavoHow-tos1 comment – viewed 10,741 times – ( +8 ) – version 1.1
PHPIDS is a well known project that can be found in php-ids.org.
tags: phpids, security