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Re: Re: Encrypted Storage of sensible Data in a Cookie

by drewbie (Chaplain)
on Oct 23, 2001 at 01:50 UTC ( #120644=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Encrypted Storage of sensible Data in a Cookie
in thread Encrypted Storage of sensible Data in a Cookie

According to the Eagle book, the reason for the double MD5 is that there is a remote possibility that an expoit in the algorithm could be used to break the MD5.

One should always include a MAC when sending a cookie with any semi-useful or important data. Remember, NEVER TRUST THE CLIENT. :-)

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