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Session ID in URL Rewrite

CWE-200: Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor.

Summary

URL rewrite is used to track user session ID. The session ID may be disclosed via cross-site referer header. In addition, the session ID might be stored in browser history or server logs.

Risk

Medium

Solution

For secure content, put session ID in a cookie. To be even more secure consider using a combination of cookie and URL rewrite.

References

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