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From "Rick McGuire (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (GERONIMO-3861) cookies need to be validated and filtered
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2008 15:23:51 GMT


Rick McGuire commented on GERONIMO-3861:

Thanks for handling the 2.0 Sangjin.

Committed revision 631610, 

> cookies need to be validated and filtered
> -----------------------------------------
>                 Key: GERONIMO-3861
>                 URL:
>             Project: Geronimo
>          Issue Type: Bug
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: AsyncHttpClient
>    Affects Versions: 1.x
>            Reporter: Sangjin Lee
>            Assignee: Rick McGuire
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: GERONIMO-3861-v2.patch, GERONIMO-3861.patch
> Today AHC simply accepts all cookies from the response and emit all cookies in the request.
 However, the attributes need to be taken into consideration when we set the cookies as well
as when we send them.  Two parts of the issue:
> [1] When we emit the cookies in the request, we need to check 
> - if the domain matches
> - if the path matches
> - if the cookie has not expired
> - and if the cookie is secure (if the request protocol is http)
> before adding it to the Cookie header.
> [2] When we accept the cookies in the response, we need to check for the domain and the
path.  Note that we do not discard expired cookies, as that's often a way to delete an existing

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