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Sub-task does not correctly inherit the security level of a parent Edited

We are busy adjusting our Jira instance to allow customers to use it to view their tickets (it is currently internal only). We have set up security levels - e.g. I have "internal" security level and a "customer X" security level defined in a security scheme.  In the "customer X" sec level,  acess is granted to "Customer X Group".  I then create a user and add them to the Customer X Group. I then create an issue, set the security level to "internal" and create a subtask.  *

If I assume the identity of a "Customer X" user and go to the dashboard, I immediately  see subtasks from "internal" sec level tasks. I am able to open them and view all details. However, if I click the parent task, I get an error saying access denied - so it seems the sec level is preventing me from accessing the task, but allowing access to the sub-task. How can I ensure that sub-tasks inherit the security of their parents?

* Note: The specific task and sub-task may have been created prior to setting up security levels / schemes.

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As I was asking, I realized that tasks and sub-tasks were created prior to implementing security levels and once they were introduced the sub-tasks did not inherit.

As such, I can manually enforce the inheritance by changing the sec level of parent to none and back to "internal". This propogates to children.

We are new to security groups as well and figured out the trick above to get the right security group to propagate. This is clearly a defect that needs to be fixed. We're going to use tasks for now and manually link them as Child of/Parent of appropriately.

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