[Owasp-appsensor-project] Change to Detection Points - SE6 Change Of User Agent Mid Session

John Melton jtmelton at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 22:21:04 EDT 2010

I vote for splitting out into a new issue, since the name does denote the
user agent changing, which most people associate w/ that one header, for
better or worse.

On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Colin Watson <colin.watson at owasp.org>wrote:

> Suggestion to CHANGE an existing detection point.  Has this already
> been ruled out?  Should it be changed?
> Source
> -----------------------------------
> Just another idea
> Description
> -----------------------------------
> Other headers such as Accept-Encoding and Accept-Language can be used
> to help detect a session being used by someone else.  It could relate
> to public resources too (i.e. unauthenticated users).
> 1. Leave name unchanged (i.e. keep as "Change Of User Agent Mid Session")
> 2. Change first sentence of description to "The header User-Agent or
> Accept-Encoding or Accept-Language change during an authenticated
> session."
> 3. Removed the word "authenticated" from above sentence?
> *** Or split this idea out into a new sensor e.g. SE7? ***
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