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KingCraigx
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Login sticks when sending a link!

Post by KingCraigx » Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:54 am

Hello admins,

I just sent a link to a forum on here (I am of course logged in) to one of my friends. My personal login was kept and moved over with the link, he can now post as me, see my details etc.

Luckily this is just a friend who was honest but surely this is a massive security flaw?!

Please respond ASAP.
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Rob
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Re: Login sticks when sending a link!

Post by Rob » Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:26 am

Hi,
Login details are cookie based and not part of the url so I don't think this is possible.

Could you email the link you sent to: info@corsaeforums.co.uk and I'll double check.

Thanks


KingCraigx
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Re: Login sticks when sending a link!

Post by KingCraigx » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:31 pm

Thanks Rob, ive sent the link over the the info@ now!

Yeah I know its based off cookies but this defiantly happened, if it helps- we are both connected to the same domain.
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Rob
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Re: Login sticks when sending a link!

Post by Rob » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:36 pm

The link doesn't contain any login details so that's fine. I wonder how your domain and cookie setup is, do you have a shared cookie folder? Perhaps you've left yourself logged in on their machine or they know your password?


KingCraigx
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Re: Login sticks when sending a link!

Post by KingCraigx » Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:15 pm

Nope using a different domain account and I have never used his PC. Might just be a one off, ill try it later and see.

Our cookies are not shared, I have no idea why that happened.
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