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How to write secure Yii applications

Created 2 years ago by Fran├žois GannazHow-tos19 comments – viewed 124,728 times – ( +97 ) – 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.

Getting to Understand Hierarchical RBAC Scheme

Created 3 years ago by daemonsTutorials17 comments – viewed 66,150 times – ( +57 ) – version 1.1
Authentication and Authorization is a good tutorial. Among other topics, it describes basic aspects of Yii's RBAC implementation. But however hard I read the tutorial, I couldn't understand how exactly the hierarchy works. I found how to define authorization hierarchy, how business rules are evaluated, how to configure authManager, but almost nothing about how I should build my hierarchy, in what sequence its nodes are checked, when the checking process stops and what would be the checking result.

Extension Development (beginner)

Created 3 months ago by sefburhanTutorials2 comments – viewed 13,369 times – ( +33 ) – version 1.1
To extend the functionality of you web application relative to your requirements you are supposed to use existing yii core libraries or use external libraries. There are some steps to ensure security, uniqueness, modularity, performance and to avoid rework in future.

Authenticating against phpass hashes with Yii

Created 2 years ago by Da:SourcererHow-tos18 comments – viewed 20,508 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.

Use crypt() for password storage

Created about a year ago by fsbTutorials12 comments – viewed 45,585 times – ( +24 ) – version 1.1
Update: This wiki has been rewritten to be in line with Yii 1.1.14. Since many of the detailed complexities are now handled by Yii, the article focuses on how the crypt() built-in function works and why it's important to use it correctly.

Simple authorization system

Created 2 years ago by GustavoHow-tos1 comment – viewed 22,076 times – ( +16 ) – version 1.1
How to create a simple (non-RBAC) authorization system

Secure password hash storage and a Yii helper extension

Created 2 years ago by fsbTutorials5 comments – viewed 25,540 times – ( +15 ) – version 1.1
Obsolete

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

Created 3 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos7 comments – viewed 35,378 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

Configuring controller access rules to default-deny

Created 3 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos3 comments – viewed 50,280 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.

Logout CSRF Protection

Created 2 years ago by Rodrigo CoelhoTutorials1 comment – viewed 12,316 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.