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From Remy Maucherat <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Cookies are broken in 6.0.16?
Date Sun, 10 Feb 2008 10:25:23 GMT
Filip Hanik - Dev Lists wrote:
> Jim Manico wrote:
>> > I guess we could throw a run time exception if the value contained 
>> any of those. other than that, I'm not sure how to behave
>>
>> I think this is the best case scenario for v0 cookies. Perhaps, if you 
>> really want to get fancy, you can add a flag to let legacy solutions 
>> roll back to the old/non-standard cookie handling methodology?
> no, we wont do that. we fixed the cookie behavior in this release due to 
> security issues filed against the old parsing.

The security issue only exists because of a fundamentally broken servlet 
in the examples, and assumes the user will click on a URL. That's not 
what I call a security problem.

Rémy


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