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Security framework for Zope.

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AccessControl provides a general security framework for use in Zope.


For changes before version 3.0, see HISTORY.rst.

6.0 (2023-01-12)

  • Build Linux binary wheels for Python 3.11

  • Drop support for Python 2.7, 3.5, 3.6.

5.7 (2022-11-17)

  • Add support for building arm64 wheels on macOS.

5.6 (2022-11-03)

  • Add support for final Python 3.11 release.

5.5 (2022-10-10)

  • Switch from -Ofast to -O3 when compiling code for Linux wheels. (#133)

  • Add support for Python 3.11 (as of 3.11.0rc2).

5.4 (2022-08-26)

  • Add support for Python 3.11 (as of 3.11.0b5).

  • Support default argument in next built-in function. (#131)

5.3.1 (2022-03-29)

  • Prevent race condition in guarded_import (#123)

5.3 (2022-02-25)

  • Provide AccessControl.get_safe_globals to facilitate safe use.

  • Honor PURE_PYTHON environment variable to enable python implementation during runtime.

  • Add support for Python 3.10.

5.2 (2021-07-30)

  • Fix Appveyor configuration so tests can run and wheels build.

5.1 (2021-07-30)

NOTE: This release has been yanked from PyPI due to wheel build issues.

  • Fix a remote code execution issue by preventing access to string.Formatter from restricted code.

5.0 (2020-10-07)

  • Add support for Python 3.9.

  • Remove deprecated classes and functions in (see #32):

    • AccessControl/

    • AccessControl/

    • AccessControl/

    • AccessControl/

  • Add deprecation warnings for BBB imports in:

    • AccessControl/

    • AccessControl/

    • AccessControl/

    • AccessControl/

  • Although this version might run on Zope 4, it is no longer supported because of the dropped deprecation warnings.

4.2 (2020-04-20)

  • Add missing permission Manage WebDAV Locks

  • Fix regression for BBB import of `users.UnrestrictedUser (#94)

  • Add a check if database is present in .owner.ownerInfo. (#91).

4.1 (2019-09-02)

  • Python 3: Allow iteration over the result of dict.{keys,values,items} (#89).

4.0 (2019-05-08)

Changes since 3.0.12:

  • Add support for Python 3.5, 3.6, 3.7 and 3.8.

  • Restore simple access to bytes methods in Python 3 (#83)

  • Clarify deprecation warnings for several BBB shims. (#32)

  • Add a test to prove that a user folder flag cannot be acquired elsewhere. (#7)

  • Tighten basic auth string handling in BasicUserFolder.identify (#56)

  • Prevent the Zope 4 ZMI from showing an add dialog for the user folder. (#82)

  • Fix order of roles returned by AccessControl.rolemanager.RoleManager.userdefined_roles.

  • Add configuration for zodbupdate.

  • Add TaintedBytes besides TaintedString in AccessControl.tainted. (#57)

  • Security fix: In str.format, check the security for attributes that are accessed. (Ported from 2.13).

  • Port override_container context manager here from 2.13.

  • Add AppVeyor configuration to automate building Windows eggs.

  • Fix for compilers that only support C89 syntax (e.g. on Windows).

  • Sanitize and test RoleManager role handling.

  • Depend on RestrictedPython >= 4.0.

  • #16: Fixed permission handling by avoiding column and row numbers as identifiers for permissions and roles.

  • Extract .AuthEncoding to its own package for reuse.

  • Declare missing dependency on BTrees.

  • Drop Record dependency, which now does its own security declaration.

  • Remove leftovers from history support dropped in Zope.

  • Remove duplicate guard against * imports. (#60)

3.0.12 (2015-12-21)

3.0.11 (2014-11-02)

  • Harden test fix for machines that do not define localhost.

3.0.10 (2014-11-02)

  • Test fix for machines that do not define localhost.

3.0.9 (2014-08-08)

  • GitHub #6: Do not pass SecurityInfo instance itself to declarePublic/declarePrivate when using the public/private decorator. This fixes Conflicting security declarations warnings on Zope startup.

  • LP #1248529: Leave existing security manager in place inside RoleManager.manage_getUserRolesAndPermissions.

3.0.8 (2013-07-16)

  • LP #1169923: ensure initialization of shared ImplPython state (used by ImplC) when using the “C” security policy. Thanks to Arnaud Fontaine for the patch.

3.0.7 (2013-05-14)

  • Remove long-deprecated ‘Shared’ roles support (pre-dates Zope, never used by Zope itself)

  • Prevent infinite loop when looking up local roles in an acquisition chain with cycles.

3.0.6 (2012-10-31)

  • LP #1071067: Use a stronger random number generator and a constant time comparison function.

3.0.5 (2012-10-21)

  • LP #966101: Recognize special zope2.Private permission in ZCML role directive.

3.0.4 (2012-09-09)

  • LP #1047318: Tighten import restrictions for restricted code.

3.0.3 (2012-08-23)

  • Fix a bug in Global variable rolesForPermissionOn could be overridden if __role__ had custom rolesForPermissionOn.

3.0.2 (2012-06-22)

  • Add Anonymous as a default role for Public permission.

3.0.1 (2012-05-24)

  • Fix tests under Python 2.6.

3.0 (2012-05-12)

  • Added decorators for public, private and protected security declarations.

  • Update tests to take advantage of automatic test suite discovery.

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