Sensitive data stored in a cookie detected.
- Rule ID: php_symfony_cookies
- Languages: php
- Source: cookies.yml
Storing sensitive data in cookies can lead to a data breach. This rule looks for instances where sensitive data is stored in browser cookies.
❌ Avoid storing sensitive data in unencrypted cookies:
$cookie = Cookie::create("user_email", $user->email);
- CWE-315: Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information in a Cookie
- CWE-539: Use of Persistent Cookies Containing Sensitive Information
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To skip this rule during a scan, use the following flag
bearer scan /path/to/your-project/ --skip-rule=php_symfony_cookies
To run only this rule during a scan, use the following flag
bearer scan /path/to/your-project/ --only-rule=php_symfony_cookies
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