Re: Form fields cached?

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 97 09:29:54 -0800 writes:

>I've had a rather disturbing but interesting report from several users of the
>cache I run. They have pointed out that at a particular site which offers good
>for sale via a fill-in form, the fields are being cached so that the next
>user of the form sees the previous guys personal details!
>The URL is:
>They use frames and redirection but if you first select Fax Modems from the
>sidebar and then the first USR modem at the bottom of the page, you will see
>the form and should be able to reproduce the problem.
>As a temporary measure I have turned of cacheing completely for this
>site via ttl_pattern. I am using Squid 1.0.20.
>Can anyone throw any light on this?

I got a blank form. Not only that, it seems they use SSL/https to
fetch the form, so I don't see how it could be getting cached at all.

Maybe its related to cookies or something.

Duane W.
Received on Fri Jan 17 1997 - 09:42:42 MST

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