Changeset 1959


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Timestamp:
Oct 30, 2012, 5:54:06 PM (7 years ago)
Author:
mnot@…
Message:

Add privacy concern to caching security considerations; as per secdir review.

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p6-cache.xml

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    20912091</t>
    20922092<t>
     2093   Furthermore, the very use of a cache can bring about privacy concerns. For
     2094   example, if two users share a cache, and the first one browses to a site,
     2095   the second may be able to detect that the other has been to that site,
     2096   because the resources from it load more quickly, thanks to the cache.
     2097</t>
     2098<t>
    20932099   Implementation flaws might allow attackers to insert content into a cache
    20942100   ("cache poisoning"), leading to compromise of clients that trust that
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