Cannot login as different user, even with user-specific URL

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Firefox
General
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: jcaesar, Assigned: Blake Ross)

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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0

Shared computer.
Cookie persisted from MSIE, and automatically logged in as user XXXXXX.
Went through logout/login process, to login as user YYYYYY.
Login for XXXXXX persists.
Attempted to login as user YYYYYY in manner of:
"http://www.hottopic.com/default.asp?LS=0&M=YYYYYY&"
where M= the user ID number.
Login for XXXXXX persists, and subsequent links change URL to M=XXXXXX
Logins can still be changed in MSIE, and they persist in MSIE until changed, but
have no effect on new Firefox windows.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. login to hottopic.com
(you can use sample URL replacing XXXXXX with a 9-digit number if you do not
have people with different logins)
2. attempt to login as different user
3.

Actual Results:  
Page said Welcome USERNAME1 even after several attempts at login under USERNAME2.
Using URL with correct user number still was logged into wrong account, and
switched to that account's user number if clicked thru.

Expected Results:  
allowed another user to login

login/logout feature still works in MSIE.
custom URLs work in MSIE.
Hot Topic's Java web-design is poor with flaky Java and 1/2-done encryption.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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