cookie permissions do not stick



6 years ago
6 years ago


(Reporter: bugZ, Unassigned)


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(2 attachments)



6 years ago
Created attachment 669916 [details]
Data Manager FB permissions

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:19.0) Gecko/19.0 Firefox/19.0 SeaMonkey/2.16a1
Build ID: 20121009003041

Steps to reproduce:

Set cookie permission prefs to "Allow all cookies" and "Ask Every Time", unchecked "except for session cookies"

Go to facebook, where you've visited just about every day for the past couple years. Long ago permissions were set to accept FB cookies.

Actual results:

The "Confirm setting cookie" dialog pops up for domain "" unexpectedly, and more than once. Well, OK, check the "Use my choice for all cookies" box and Allow on each dialog. Go to Data Manager and confirm that "" is in the permissions list, with Allow. Shut down the browser, start it back up and return to FB. The "confirm" dialogs pop up again and "" no longer shows in Data Manager permissions.

Expected results:

It should remember what I told it to do the first time. ;)

Cookie permissions are not being remembered for a whole slew of web sites, even after removing all cookies for a domain, resetting permission levels, shutting down the browser and restarting. It makes for a seriously degraded browsing experience with the constant cookie pop-ups.

Comment 1

6 years ago
Created attachment 669917 [details]
dialogs that pop up after a browser restart

Comment 2

6 years ago
Can't seem to duplicate.

Aurora & Nightly.

New Profile.
Set cookie permissions per above.
Allow /www/, setting, "my choice for all cookies for this site".

Data Manager shows: domain;, permissions; Allow.

Quit & restart.

On restart (the Session Restored) page reloads with no cookie prompt.
Data Manager still shows & the permissions I have set.

Navigate a bit through facebook & at some point I'm prompted to allow a cookie for /pixel/

Permissions now shows &

Quit & restart.

I see the same.

Click on 'Pokes'.
I'm prompted to set a cookie for /apps/

All looks to be working for me.

As a test, create a new, clean Profile & see if you are able to duplicate the issue.

Comment 3

6 years ago
I removed permissions.sqlite and that seems to have cleared it. Gotta start all over now <sigh>
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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