Users Can Create Spaces On Webcenter Spaces Without Proper Privileges

(Doc ID 1427915.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


The WebCenter Role of Authenticated-User only has the "View Application" permission enabled, but any authenticated user without any additional privileges assigned can create Spaces.

See the screen shot below for the and example of this setting:

Changes

The policy store was configured to be in Oracle Internet Directory (OID) following the documentation below:

Oracle® Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle WebCenter
11g Release 1 (11.1.1.5.0)
Part Number E12405-15
29 Configuring the Policy and Credential Store


The caching set on the policy store has been adjusted following the note below:

<Note 1080449.1> Spaces Privileges Not reflected Immediately in WebCenter Cluster Nodes



Cause

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