SOA Security (Part 1)

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SOA Security (Part 1)

Tim Bass
Sun, 30 Sep 2007 14:11:44 +0000
While we are on the topic of SOA, or*”modular distributed computing” as many of friends*are calling*SOA these days,*let us*take a moment to visit SOA security.
Many of*the security*issues associated with SOA*come from the fact that security, SOA-style, attempts to replace traditional security*controls with new, open standards.* Most of these new SOA security standards are relatively immature and unproven.*** In addition, the SOA standards that have emerged,*like XML, SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI, *have done little, if anything*to address IT security.
XML, SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI are open standards that enable the transmission and description of data and interprocess communications between systems.**These standards do not address SOA security and, by themselves,*are*simple a*security breach that easily*circumvent firewalls and put organizations at higher risk.
Therefore, as we move*to*”modular distributed computing”*the architecture of*loose coupling has the second order effect of*decreasing*SOA adoption when we get*past the*market*hype and move into the details of how to actually security this loosely coupled monster we are building.
In this series, wearing my CISSP hat,**we will visit many of the key issues in SOA security and talk about why event processing is critical to securing modular distributed architectures.



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ARES_PARSE_SOA_REPLY(3) 				     Library Functions Manual					   ARES_PARSE_SOA_REPLY(3)

NAME
ares_parse_soa_reply - Parse a reply to a DNS query of type SOA SYNOPSIS
#include <ares.h> int ares_parse_soa_reply(const unsigned char* abuf, int alen, struct ares_soa_reply** soa_out); DESCRIPTION
The ares_parse_soa_reply function parses the response to a query of type SOA into a struct ares_soa_reply. The parameters abuf and alen give the contents of the response. The result is stored in allocated memory and a pointer to it stored into the variable pointed to by soa_out. It is the caller's responsibility to free the resulting soa_out structure when it is no longer needed using the function ares_free_data The structure ares_soa_reply contains the following fields: struct ares_soa_reply { char *nsname; char *hostmaster; unsigned int serial; unsigned int refresh; unsigned int retry; unsigned int expire; unsigned int minttl; }; RETURN VALUES
ares_parse_soa_reply can return any of the following values: ARES_SUCCESS The response was successfully parsed. ARES_EBADRESP The response was malformatted. ARES_ENODATA The response did not contain an answer to the query. ARES_ENOMEM Memory was exhausted. AVAILABILITY
This function was first introduced in c-ares version 1.9.0. SEE ALSO
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