https://bugs.koha-community.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=16694

Benjamin Rokseth <benjamin.roks...@kul.oslo.kommune.no> changed:

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Bug 16694 - Limit SIP2 auth by patron attribute

The main use case of this bug is to use patron attributes to grant special
privileges, e.g. to open a door to an unmanned library.

This patch adds an extra check against patron attributes if login account
in SIPconfig.xml has a key validate_patron_attribute set to some patron
attribute.

If a patron information request is sent (63), and patron has proper rights in
the
given attribute: (a value of 1/true or some authorised value mapping to 1)
The user will be allowed access (in SIP: charge and/or renewal ok).
Otherwise denied.

Please note that this is specific to the SIP login account, so self checkout
machines can be handled differently than e.g. a door card terminal.

To test:
0) you need to debug using telnet or the koha provided sip_client
1) add validate_patron_attribute="testattribute" to some login account in
SIPconfig.xml
2) add a patron attribute "testattribute"
3) edit some patron and set "testattribute" to "1"
4) do a sip login with the given login account from SIPconfig.xml
5) do a patron information request (63) on the patron
6) observe that no charge or renewal denied is given in the response (64  )
7) try all or any of the following:
 - set patron attribute to anything but "1"
 - delete the patron attribute
 - map the patron attribute to an authorized list, e.g. (YES_NO) and
   set it to a value that doesn't map to "1", e.g. "No".
8) do a patron information request (63) again
9) observe that charge and renewal is now denied in the SIP response (64YY)
10) thank yourself if noone else does and grab a coffee

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