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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-46399

Only use configured authenticationMechanisms when performing intra-cluster authenticating

    • Type: Icon: Task Task
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Priority: Icon: Major - P3 Major - P3
    • 5.3.0-rc0
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    • Security 2021-11-01, Security 2021-11-15, Security 2021-11-29, Security 2021-12-13, Security 2021-12-27, Security 2022-01-10

      When we introduced SCRAM-SHA-256, we gave a special exception for the internalSecurity.user to authenticate using SCRAM-SHA-1 even if it wasn't configured.  This has been in use long enough that we should reexamine this decision and tighten up mechanism selection.

            Assignee:
            adam.rayner@mongodb.com Adam Rayner
            Reporter:
            sara.golemon@mongodb.com Sara Golemon
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