draft-ietf-httpbis-cookie-prefixes-00.txt   draft-ietf-httpbis-cookie-prefixes-latest.txt 
HTTP Working Group M. West HTTP Working Group M. West
Internet-Draft Google, Inc Internet-Draft Google, Inc
Updates: 6265 (if approved) February 23, 2016 Updates: 6265 (if approved) March 21, 2017
Intended status: Standards Track Intended status: Standards Track
Expires: August 26, 2016 Expires: September 22, 2017
Cookie Prefixes Cookie Prefixes
draft-ietf-httpbis-cookie-prefixes-00 draft-ietf-httpbis-cookie-prefixes-00
Abstract Abstract
This document updates RFC6265 by adding a set of restrictions upon This document updates RFC6265 by adding a set of restrictions upon
the names which may be used for cookies with specific properties. the names which may be used for cookies with specific properties.
These restrictions enable user agents to smuggle cookie state to the These restrictions enable user agents to smuggle cookie state to the
server within the confines of the existing "Cookie" request header server within the confines of the existing "Cookie" request header
syntax, and limits the ways in which cookies may be abused in a syntax, and limits the ways in which cookies may be abused in a
conforming user agent. conforming user agent.
Note to Readers
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Working Group information can be found at http://httpwg.github.io/;
source code and issues list for this draft can be found at
https://github.com/httpwg/http-extensions/labels/cookie-prefixes.
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