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Deprecate modification of 'secure' cookies from non-secure origins
draft-ietf-httpbis-cookie-alone-01

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (httpbis WG)
Author Mike West
Last updated 2017-03-09 (Latest revision 2016-09-05)
Replaces draft-west-leave-secure-cookies-alone
Replaced by draft-ietf-httpbis-rfc6265bis
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-httpbis-cookie-alone-01.txt

Abstract

This document updates RFC6265 by removing the ability for a non- secure origin to set cookies with a 'secure' flag, and to overwrite cookies whose 'secure' flag is set. This deprecation improves the isolation between HTTP and HTTPS origins, and reduces the risk of malicious interference.

Authors

Mike West

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