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User Credentials Stored in Cookie

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Synopsis

The remote web server was just observed passing a 'Set-Cookie' directive with what appears to be user ID or password information.

Description

The remote web server was just observed passing a 'Set-Cookie' directive with what appears to be user ID or password information. Examine the following cookie to ensure that confidential data is not being passed via a plain text cookie.

Solution

Ensure that confidential data is not present within the cookie.