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How to write secure Yii applications

Created 3 years ago by Fran├žois GannazHow-tos19 comments – viewed 160,721 times – ( +100 ) – 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 daemonsTutorials19 comments – viewed 75,157 times – ( +59 ) – 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.

Use crypt() for password storage

Created about a year ago by fsbTutorials16 comments – viewed 61,274 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.

Configuring controller access rules to default-deny

Created 3 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos3 comments – viewed 60,056 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.

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

Created 3 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos8 comments – viewed 40,028 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 27,651 times – ( +15 ) – version 1.1
Obsolete

Simple authorization system

Created 3 years ago by GustavoHow-tos1 comment – viewed 24,752 times – ( +16 ) – version 1.1
How to create a simple (non-RBAC) authorization system

Authenticating against phpass hashes with Yii

Created 3 years ago by Da:SourcererHow-tos18 comments – viewed 23,311 times – ( +26 ) – version 1.1
Note: This guide is outdated as of Yii v1.1.14 which introduced the CPasswordHelper class. Please use that instead.

Secure password hashing with bCrypt

Created 2 years ago by waitforitHow-tos3 comments – viewed 18,869 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.

Extension Development (beginner)

Created 10 months ago by sefburhanTutorials2 comments – viewed 15,842 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.