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From "Gregory Chanan (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HTTPCLIENT-1546) Cookie values can end up being double quoted
Date Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:41:18 GMT

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Gregory Chanan commented on HTTPCLIENT-1546:
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Thanks, Oleg.  I tried 4.3.x and ran into the same issue.

Here's the response from the Server:
 Set-Cookie: hadoop.auth="u=client&p=client@EXAMPLE.COM&t=kerberos&e=1408520171688&s=avhnlW37j3wYo4H6C86PcmjLhLY=";
Version=1; Expires=Wed, 20-Aug-2014 07:36:11 GMT; HttpOnly

Here's the corresponding request from the Client:
Cookie: $Version=1; hadoop.auth=""u=client&p=client@EXAMPLE.COM&t=kerberos&e=1408520171688&s=avhnlW37j3wYo4H6C86PcmjLhLY=""

> Cookie values can end up being double quoted
> --------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HTTPCLIENT-1546
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1546
>             Project: HttpComponents HttpClient
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: HttpCookie
>            Reporter: Gregory Chanan
>             Fix For: 4.3.6, 4.4 Alpha2
>
>
> I mentioned this issue on the mailing list and Oleg asked me to file a JIRA.
> I have a cookie like this:
> hadoop.auth="someValue"; Version=1; Expires=Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:03:40 GMT; HttpOnly
> Because it has an "Expires" attribute, httpclient treats it as a netscape cookie.  But,
when it is sent back to the server, it's sent double-quoted:
> hadoop.auth=""someValue""; Version=1; Expires=Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:03:40 GMT; HttpOnly
> which causes the server to see the hadoop.auth value as "".
> So, it seems like httpclient is being inconsistent in how it treats the version; it first
assumes version 0, but then treats it as version 1 and assumes it can add quotes.  Even though
the cookie is not a valid Version=1 Cookie, ideally httpclient would not double quote the
response.
> NOTE: I tested this on httpclient 4.2.5, but that's not a choice for "Affects Version"



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