On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 08:01:34PM +0200, Petr Stodulka wrote:
> Delegation of credentials is disabled by default in libcurl since
> version 7.21.7 due to security vulnerability CVE-2011-2192. Which
> makes troubles with GSS/kerberos authentication when delegation
> of credentials is required. This can be changed with option
> CURLOPT_GSSAPI_DELEGATION in libcurl with set expected parameter
> since libcurl version 7.22.0.
> This patch provides new configuration variable http.delegation
> which corresponds to curl parameter "--delegation" (see man 1 curl).
> The following values are supported:
> * none (default).
> * policy
> * always

I don't personally use Kerberos delegation with Git, but I don't see any
problems with this patch.  It preserves the security properties of the
current behavior, and I think adding "policy" as an option to allow
per-realm configuration is a good idea.
brian m. carlson / brian with sandals: Houston, Texas, US
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