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Logon to our Company-Website does not work - Memory Cookie not accepted

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Firefox
General
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major
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: Hans-Conrad Stamm, Assigned: Blake Ross)

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1.0 Branch
x86
Windows 2000
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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; de-DE; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041108 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; de-DE; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041108 Firefox/1.0

Our company has a website www.crew.swiss.com which requires a logon. The Logon
goes via a seperate Notes-LDAP-Server which is done on awp.atraxis.com. 

Is the access is granted, a memory cookied is saved at the actual browser
session.  Only with this memory cookie (which is not written to any disk) the
logon completes. With IE this works, but with FireFox not. After Logon, for a
second the portal page is displayed, but after less than a secound the user will
be redirectes to the logonpage. This is because each page on the website checks
if the memory cookie is stored in the actual browser session.

Changing all the cookie-settings did not help.

I guess there is something wrong with memory cookies in Firefox. It looks the
memcookie is not stored properly.

Thanks for fixing this.



Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. call www.crew.swiss.com
2. logon with corred Userid/pw
3. logon is ok, but after a secound user is redirected to logonpage

Actual Results:  
see text above

Expected Results:  
Normal logon. After logon, every call to a page on our company-website the
memory cookie (which is set after logon) is checked. Firefox has no sucess here,
the check fails.

Comment 1

13 years ago
Not being able to log into a web site is not a security hole.
Assignee: bugs → darin
Group: security
Component: Web Site → Networking: Cookies
Product: Firefox → Browser
QA Contact: core.networking.cookies
Version: unspecified → 1.7 Branch
possible dupe of bug 263057. flip the browser.chrome.favicons pref to false and
see if the problem goes away (no UI for it, use about:config)
Assignee: darin → firefox
Component: Networking: Cookies → General
Product: Browser → Firefox
QA Contact: core.networking.cookies → firefox.general
Version: 1.7 Branch → 1.0 Branch
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