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Logout - security threat

Discussion in 'Security' started by myouell, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. myouell

    myouell Registered

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    Hi,

    Can't log out:

    I click the "log out" button. But as soon as I go back to the URL/cpanel I am "logged in" again without needing to enter a username and password. So on a public computer that is rather bad me thinks.

    On logout remove session data / cookies would be a reasonably idea.

    I am using Netscape mostly.

    Thanks,
    Mike Youell.
    http://www.cambridgetraining.co.uk
     
  2. dgbaker

    dgbaker Well-Known Member
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    Not a Security Threat.

    This is not a cpanel issue.

    By default this how HTTP Authentication works, that's why it is always recommended to close your browser after logging out.

    If you want Cookie Authentication it needs to be enabled in WHM under Tweak Settings.

    Disable Http Authentication for cPanel/WebMail/WHM Logins (forces cookie authentication)


    Note you can have one or the other but not both.
     
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