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Re: Crypt::CBC and verifying passwords

by Ryszard (Priest)
on May 19, 2004 at 18:02 UTC ( #354702=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Crypt::CBC and verifying passwords

You really should know that storing passwords client side in a cookie is a bad idea. Encrypt and compare baby, all the way, SERVER side.


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Re: Re: Crypt::CBC and verifying passwords
by geektron (Curate) on May 19, 2004 at 18:05 UTC
    i'm aware that (unencrypted) almost anything in a cookie is a Bad Idea ™, but without rearchitecting this whole application, i'm stuck with encrypted cookies.

    encrypted in cookie, decrypted and compared server side.

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