[Zope] Re: major problems placing authentication on an extranet site-security flaw?

Igor Stroh igor at rulim.de
Tue Feb 14 05:22:19 EST 2006

michael nt milne wrote:
> Yes, I do realise that it's hard. Regarding the cookie comment that
> was the reason I wanted to use Apache <location> based login. I do
> realise that leaving a logon cookie is insecure and that comment was
> perhaps misguided. I started to think about usability etc.
> I'm going to block 8080 at the router/firewall level as Zope obviously
> needs to keep serving through 8080 to Apache.

No need to do that, just configure your zope (etc/zope.conf) to
listen only on your loopback interface:


An btw, Zope doesn't *need* to serve on 8080...


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