Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister

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.

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
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.

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Domain Nodelet?
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://354702]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others avoiding work at the Monastery: (5)
As of 2022-05-26 17:52 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    Do you prefer to work remotely?

    Results (93 votes). Check out past polls.