Leakage of sensitive data in cookie

Description

Storing sensitive data in cookies can lead to a data breach. This rule looks for instances where sensitive data is stored in browser cookies.

Remediations

❌ Avoid storing sensitive data in unencrypted cookies:

new Cookie("user_email", user.email);

Associated CWE

OWASP Top 10

Configuration

To skip this rule during a scan, use the following flag

bearer scan /path/to/your-project/ --skip-rule=java_lang_cookie_leak

To run only this rule during a scan, use the following flag

bearer scan /path/to/your-project/ --only-rule=java_lang_cookie_leak

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