[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #54569: Test Cookie / Session Fixation

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Fri Dec 3 16:51:00 UTC 2021

#54569: Test Cookie / Session Fixation
 Reporter:  scaryonly             |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  feature request       |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Security              |     Version:
 Severity:  minor                 |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  needs-privacy-review  |     Focuses:  privacy
Changes (by paapst):

 * keywords:   => needs-privacy-review
 * focuses:   => privacy


 The purpose of
 [https://cookiedatabase.org/cookie/wordpress/wordpress_test_cookie/ that
 cookie] is just to check if cookies are enabled.  Not sure why it would
 need a new value after a valid login attempt. Because if you would do
 that, wouldn't that also change or extend the purpose of the cookie?

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/54569#comment:1>
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