[GeoNode-users] [GeoNode-devel] Urgent GeoNode Security Notice

Alessio Fabiani alessio.fabiani at geo-solutions.it
Wed Mar 29 09:13:26 PDT 2017

Yep, thanks Patrik, there is official documentation warning about this. Can
you also double check that all you controls are stated there?


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On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 6:12 PM, Jeffrey Johnson <jeff at terranodo.io> wrote:

> I reverted your changes to the ansible role. It is not appropriate for
> you to merge your own (huge) PRs by yourself without review from other
> contributors who rely on this role. I've also locked down the branch
> so this does not happen again in the future.
> Thanks for the info on the security issue ...
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 9:05 AM, Patrick Dufour <pjdufour.dev at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > All --
> >
> > I was notified by a colleague to a critical security issue with
> GeoNode.  It
> > expanded from there.  I worked through multiple security issues and
> > developed patches (ansible and manual tasks).  The primary issue is that
> the
> > default GeoServer can be easily rooted with a public master password.
> For
> > instance, the GeoServer on our demo instance, can be rooted.  This is an
> > issue with deployment and doesn't require any changes to the core Django
> > codebase.
> >
> > If you have a custom GeoServer WAR or highly-custom downstream project,
> you
> > may not be affected, but very much worth double checking as soon as you
> can.
> >
> > I've created a GeoNode Security guide for manually fixing the issues,
> which
> > can be completed in less than an hour.  See the goo.gl link below, which
> > points to a GitHub gist.
> >
> > https://goo.gl/rJn1Tq
> >
> > In particular, this guide covers how to secure your (1) Django admin, (2)
> > GeoServer admin, and (3) GeoServer root accounts (yes, you need to
> secure 3
> > separate admin-level accounts).
> >
> > I've also updated the public Ansible role on GitHub, so you can
> immediately
> > use that by cloning it.  The ansible and manual tasks are complete
> patches
> > for the security issues specifically referenced, but do not cover all
> > GeoNode security best practices.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Patrick Dufour
> >
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