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From: gem at (Gary E. Miller)
Subject: defense against session hijacking

Yo Thomas!

Some ISPs like AOL use ganged proxies/caches.  You may get the same session
from different proxies as they round robin.

Overly agressive web caches are a big problem for web apps.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 20340 Empire Blvd, Suite E-3, Bend, OR 97701  Tel:+1(541)382-8588 Fax: +1(541)382-8676

On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Thomas M. Duffey wrote:

> Isn't it
> good defense for a programmer to store the IP address of the client
> when the session is initiated, and then compare that address against
> the client for each subsequent request, destroying the session if the
> address changes?

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