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Missing Secure Flag From SSL Cookie

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Missing Secure Flag From SSL Cookie

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/31/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/17/2011
Modified
06/20/2013

Description

The Secure attribute tells the browser to only send the cookie if the request is being sent over a secure channel such as HTTPS. This will help protect the cookie from being passed over unencrypted requests. If the application can be accessed over both HTTP and HTTPS, then there is the potential that the cookie can be sent in clear text.

Solution(s)

  • add-secure-to-ssl-cookie

References

  • add-secure-to-ssl-cookie

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