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From "Sangjin Lee (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Created: (GERONIMO-3861) cookies need to be validated and filtered
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2008 18:24:07 GMT
cookies need to be validated and filtered

                 Key: GERONIMO-3861
             Project: Geronimo
          Issue Type: Bug
      Security Level: public (Regular issues)
          Components: AsyncHttpClient
    Affects Versions: 1.x
            Reporter: Sangjin Lee
            Assignee: Rick McGuire
            Priority: Minor

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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