Session ID in URL Parameters

Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
14 May 2024


The URL rewrite feature can inadvertently expose session IDs, which may be disclosed through the cross-site referer header. Furthermore, session IDs may also be stored in browser history or server logs.


To mitigate this risk, consider storing sensitive data like session IDs within a cookie instead of directly rewriting URLs. For added security, consider combining this approach with URL rewrite.

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Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
Lead Engineer
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