vault | secrets management encryption as a service | Identity Management library

 by   hashicorp Go Version: v1.11.11 License: MPL-2.0

kandi X-RAY | vault Summary

kandi X-RAY | vault Summary

vault is a Go library typically used in Security, Identity Management applications. vault has no bugs, it has no vulnerabilities, it has a Weak Copyleft License and it has medium support. You can download it from GitHub.

Please note: We take Vault's security and our users' trust very seriously. If you believe you have found a security issue in Vault, please responsibly disclose by contacting us at Vault is a tool for securely accessing secrets. A secret is anything that you want to tightly control access to, such as API keys, passwords, certificates, and more. Vault provides a unified interface to any secret, while providing tight access control and recording a detailed audit log. A modern system requires access to a multitude of secrets: database credentials, API keys for external services, credentials for service-oriented architecture communication, etc. Understanding who is accessing what secrets is already very difficult and platform-specific. Adding on key rolling, secure storage, and detailed audit logs is almost impossible without a custom solution. This is where Vault steps in.

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              vault has a medium active ecosystem.
              It has 27878 star(s) with 3845 fork(s). There are 819 watchers for this library.
              It had no major release in the last 12 months.
              There are 879 open issues and 4644 have been closed. On average issues are closed in 380 days. There are 409 open pull requests and 0 closed requests.
              It has a neutral sentiment in the developer community.
              The latest version of vault is v1.11.11

            kandi-Quality Quality

              vault has 0 bugs and 0 code smells.

            kandi-Security Security

              vault has no vulnerabilities reported, and its dependent libraries have no vulnerabilities reported.
              vault code analysis shows 0 unresolved vulnerabilities.
              There are 0 security hotspots that need review.

            kandi-License License

              vault is licensed under the MPL-2.0 License. This license is Weak Copyleft.
              Weak Copyleft licenses have some restrictions, but you can use them in commercial projects.

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              vault releases are available to install and integrate.
              Installation instructions are not available. Examples and code snippets are available.
              It has 331350 lines of code, 10890 functions and 2828 files.
              It has high code complexity. Code complexity directly impacts maintainability of the code.

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            Community Discussions


            ansible replace `--ask-pass` with a vaulted password
            Asked 2022-Mar-31 at 15:55
            Any variable to replace --ask-pass, such as ansible_become_pass replaces --ask-become-pass ? I'm on Ansible 2.9

            Playbook name: itop_db.yml

            The playbook:



            Answered 2022-Mar-31 at 15:55

            ansible_ssh_pass or ansible_password should do it. It can be defined in the inventory file as documented here. Or in ansible.cfg file, more details here. The ansible-playbook flag --connection-password-file can also be used after storing password in a file. More details here. Its also recommended to use encrytion to store sensitive information. Best practice is to use vault in group_vars, as mentioned here. Hope this helps.



            Using outputs of Powershell in Github Actions
            Asked 2022-Mar-21 at 09:43

            I am trying to get connection string using Powershell and pass this argument to another step in the actions, but I am getting this error:

            Input required and not supplied: connection-string

            But I am following a similar behaviour that I use before but I am not sure why it is not working, Here is part of my script:



            Answered 2022-Mar-21 at 09:43

            Plese add id to you first action:



            How do I sign with HashiCorp Vault
            Asked 2022-Mar-18 at 15:58

            i don't know if this question is very easy and I just didn't figure it out how to sign with HashiCorp-Vault´s Api VaultSharp, but I am despairing.

            The entire Documentation with examples can be found here: Encryption and Decryption works fine. Only Signing is a problem.
            Code for Encryption:



            Answered 2022-Mar-18 at 15:58

            Although Vault offers convenient signature with Transit, the C# wrapper you are using does not support it.

            Google KMS does offer signature, but its interface is more complex: you have to do the hash yourself and keep track of the key versions.

            What I suggest is that you play a trick on your API wrapper:

            You still have to base64 your data before sending it to Vault, to avoid binary encoding issues.

            So assuming that:

            • You want to sign the text StackOverflow
            • The transit back-end is mounted under transit
            • Your signature key is named my-key

            This should get you started:



            How would I go about retreiving Vault keys to AWS ECS Task Definitions?
            Asked 2022-Mar-12 at 13:14

            This is a dumb question but would appreciate any help on this topic.

            I work with Hashicorp Vault which is hosted in AWS. I am trying to find a way to retrieve keys from Vault using AWS ECS's Task Definition; however, I do not see any information on this. You can use AWS Secrets Manager but we are not using this service.

            Would it be best to use a CI/CD service (for example GitLab), retrieve the secrets from Vault, build the image and send to AWS ECS? OR, is there a way of implementing Vault onto AWS ECS?

            Thanks for reading this post.



            Answered 2022-Mar-12 at 13:14

            The ECS integration with Secrets Manager happens at the time ECS is deploying your container. ECS will lookup those secrets, and inject them into the container as environment variables. ECS doesn't have any third-party secrets lookup support, it only supports AWS Secrets Manager and AWS Parameter Store.

            Baking secrets into the images at build time seems very wrong. It would lock your images to a specific environment, and force you to create new images each time a secret changes. It also means your docker image now needs to be stored somewhere that is just as secure as your HashiCorp Vault server.

            The recommended method for integrating HashiCorp Vault with AWS ECS is to add a sidecar container to your ECS task definition, that looks up the secrets in the Vault at task startup, and makes those secrets available to your other containers in the task. This is documented here.

            However, in that official solution, they are using a shared EFS volume for some reason. That seems extremely wrong to me, as it means multiple instances of your ECS task would be stepping on each other writing to the same EFS volume, and there's no need for those secrets to be written to a persistent volume outside of the containers anyway. I would modify that solution to simply write the Vault secrets to a ephemeral volume shared between the containers in the ECS task.

            Alternatively, just modify the startup script in your docker image, to first connect to your Vault to download the secrets and make them available in the container, before starting your application.



            Ansible version sort filter error - AttributeError: 'map' object has no attribute 'pop'
            Asked 2022-Feb-17 at 12:44

            Im using anisble 2.9.7 on ubuntu18 and i use this playbook:



            Answered 2022-Feb-17 at 11:04

            Well i dont know what the issue was but changing :



            How to access an azure keyvault from an non registeres app (.net framework webapp)
            Asked 2022-Feb-16 at 15:31

            I am trying to access my azure keyvault i have setup from my web app which due to legacy cannot be registered in azure.

            I have for now via connected services "connected" the application with key vault, which then modified the web.config and installed a bunch a nuget files.

            When I now try to get the secret i have stored in my azure key vault via



            Answered 2022-Feb-15 at 09:55

            how do i access my connected services, without actually storing the credentials of accessing the azure key vault?

            • Use Azure AD Managed Service Identity to access Key Vault from all environments without storing any credentials in the app.
            • Managed Identity provides Azure services with an automatically managed identity in Azure Active Directory .
            • It helps to authenticate to any service that supports AAD authentication without maintaining credentials in your code.
            • It is a great feature from a security perspective because credentials are not accessible to you.
            • Managed identities can be used without any additional cost.

            Refer steps to read a secret stored in an Azure Key Vault instance and Use a managed identity to connect Key Vault to an Azure web app in .NET

            how do i manage two key vaults within one solution (one for dev env and one for prod env)?

            Refer managing key vaults in Development environment , Production environment and Production and Development environments

            Please refer this for more information



            How to check instruction in Solana on-chain program?
            Asked 2022-Feb-11 at 18:01

            I am developing game, which guesses number and get reward if they success. This is summary of my program. First, user send amount of sol and his guessing number. Second, Program get random number and store user's sol to vault. Third, Program make random number, if user is right, gives him reward.

            Here, how can I check if the user sent correct amount of sol in program?

            This is test code for calling program.



            Answered 2022-Jan-15 at 11:56

            The best solution would be to directly transfer the lamports inside of your program using a cross-program invocation, like this program: Cross-program invocation with unauthorized signer or writable account

            Otherwise, from within your program, you can check the lamports on the AccountInfo passed, and make sure it's the proper number, similar to this example:

            The difference there is that you don't need to move the lamports.



            With WebApplicationFactory, add configuration source before Program.cs executes
            Asked 2022-Feb-08 at 18:22

            I am using the new minimal .NET 6 hosting model, and I have an integration test.

            Obviously Program.cs needs configuration values, so I want to use a custom appsettings.Test.json file. Docs say I can use ConfigureAppConfiguration but its delegate runs after Program, hence Program has no configuration. Here's the code added to the Minimal API Playground sample code:



            Answered 2021-Nov-17 at 13:07

            This is currently not possible with the way the code is written unfortunately, according to



            Sharing my read-only Azure App Configuration Connection String in a public repo
            Asked 2022-Jan-25 at 20:56

            I'm developing an application and I want it to be open-source.

            In production, the application is using the Azure Key Vault Service only to store the database connection string. The connection string is stored on an Environment variable of the production server. In local, I'm using an InMemory Database from EntityFramework. No sensitive data is accessible.

            In production too, the application is using the Azure App Configuration Service. While being able to update the configuration of an already running application, it also allows me to centralize the configuration data of my application. In local, I'm using the Azure App Configuration Service too. The READ-ONLY connection string is stored in my User Secrets.

            And that's the point I'm struggling with. Is it considered a bad practice to share the READ-ONLY App Configuration Connection String on a Github or something else public ? Even if I don't store any sensitive data ? The Key Vault Service is especially designed to safety store the sensitive data, so in theory the App Configuration Service doesn't have any sensitive data available.

            But I can't find any relevant documentation on that topic, and the fact that every tutorials I can find are storing the connection string in the user secrets is warning me. How can I share my configuration in a safety way to make my project open-source ?



            Answered 2022-Jan-25 at 20:56

            From security perspective you are violating principle of least privilege, giving read access to public that they don't need.

            This could raise several risks:

            • You or someone else maintaining the App Configuration might "forget" about public read access and put vulnerable data there
            • An attacker might exploit a security bug in App Configuration itself and escalate read-only permission to read-write, which would not happen if they didn't have read-only access in the first place

            You might think that probability of that happening is marginal (which is probably the case), but it is there and in security we always stay on the safe side - that's why we have the principle mentioned and it is indeed generally considered bad practice to violate it.

            Finally, we always need to choose between usability and security, so in the end you might willfully agree to slightly less security if this makes your life easier and potential trouble from the risks does not scare you.

            In case you would like not to expose the connection string you can think about:

            • abstracting configuration fetching in a similar way you did for secrets, so that production app would use App Configuration while for local development you can use InMemory database
            • replacing connection string with Terraform script so that you or any other developer can spin up and populate a dedicated App Configuration instance for local development purposes



            Custom path for Hashicorp Vault Kubernetes Auth Method does not work uisng CLI
            Asked 2022-Jan-18 at 05:39

            When I enable kubernetes auth method at default path (-path=kubernetes) it works. However, if it is enabled at custom path, the vault init and sidecar containers don't start.

            kubernetes auth method enable at auth/prod



            Answered 2022-Jan-18 at 05:39

            Not sure how you have deployed the vault but if your injector is true


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            Documentation is available on the Vault website. If you're new to Vault and want to get started with security automation, please check out our Getting Started guides on HashiCorp's learning platform. There are also additional guides to continue your learning. For examples of how to interact with Vault from inside your application in different programming languages, see the vault-examples repo. An out-of-the-box sample application is also available. Show off your Vault knowledge by passing a certification exam. Visit the certification page for information about exams and find study materials on HashiCorp's learning platform.
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