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How to write secure Yii applications

Created 2 years ago by Fran├žois GannazHow-tos19 comments – viewed 124,150 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 65,959 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.

Configuring controller access rules to default-deny

Created 3 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos3 comments – viewed 50,089 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.

Use crypt() for password storage

Created about a year ago by fsbTutorials12 comments – viewed 45,302 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.

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

Created 3 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos7 comments – viewed 35,281 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

Secure password hash storage and a Yii helper extension

Created 2 years ago by fsbTutorials5 comments – viewed 25,487 times – ( +15 ) – version 1.1
Obsolete

Simple authorization system

Created 2 years ago by GustavoHow-tos1 comment – viewed 22,027 times – ( +16 ) – version 1.1
How to create a simple (non-RBAC) authorization system

Authenticating against phpass hashes with Yii

Created 2 years ago by Da:SourcererHow-tos18 comments – viewed 20,455 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.

Secure password hashing with bCrypt

Created 2 years ago by waitforitHow-tos3 comments – viewed 16,255 times – ( +7 ) – 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.

Yii Security-extended guide

Created 2 years ago by bingjie2680Tips11 comments – viewed 13,395 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.