Equinox Security - DRAFT 3.4 Plan

DRAFT Platform Text 3.4 Plan

Overview

Last revised 18:35 EST August 08, 2007

This plan is under continuous refinement. Please send comments about this plan to the equinox-dev@eclipse.org developer mailing list.

Goals

This section lists the goals for Eclipse 3.4 for the Equinox Security project. Note that any time estimates are only provided as an indication of the amount of work implied; these are our best guess and could be revised while addressing these work items.

[1] Java Security Provider Integration. Integrate and expose functionality in support of Java's core security mechanisms (java.security.Security, java.security.Provider et al).

[2] User Authentication Framework. Enable applications to perform a login operation during the client lifecycle.

[3] User Credential Management. Provide mechanisms for users and applications to manage passwords, keys and trusted roots.

[4] Code Authorization Support. Provide support for authorization of signed code at various decision points - including install-time, load-time and run-time.

Work Items

This section lists the possible Security work items for the Eclipse 3.4 release with the corresponding [goal]. Some of the items have a higher priority than others.

Committed

Proposed

Deferred

Cross Team Issues

This section contains cross team issues that have to be clarified. The concrete outcome affects the plan items listed above.

TBD

Milestone 3 (M3) - 2007/11/09

Themes: Provider management, Load-time signature checking implementation

Committed

Proposed

Deferred

Legend

item is under development. item is under investigation.
item is finished. ( ) item is time permitted.
[xyz] item is deferred (>) from xyz or continues in xyz. new
Incubation
Incubation