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Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 22:37:09 +0200
From: Jann Horn <>
Subject: Re: GitHub Login Cookie Failure

On Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 11:19:37AM -0500, Chris Roussel wrote:
> Dear Hackers,
> I've discovered what I think is a failure in login cookies:
> I installed the "Import Cookies" & "Export Cookies" plugins in my
> firefox 20, then I signed in at github and exported my cookies, then I
> signed out, I cleaned all the cookies in my browser and I started it
> again, then I imported the cookies and I am login in without typing my
> passwords, I've tried this with my google account, but there is clear
> that when I signed out the info in the cookies was annulled, then it
> appears like I am signed while I am searching, but if I want to check my
> mail/drive I have to type my password.
> If you can reproduce this, tell to githubbers, if you can not let us know!

[+CC github support]
So why exactly did you post here before contacting them?

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