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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] PRISM action center


From: Bruno Félix Rezende Ribeiro
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] PRISM action center
Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:33:14 -0300
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hellekin <address@hidden> writes:

> On 06/24/2013 10:51 AM, Bruno Félix Rezende Ribeiro wrote:
>>
>> If I try to open the given URL with a null browser's user agent
>> string or if I drop the `User-Agent' HTTP header I receive an error
>> page saying:
>>
>> Forbidden
>>
> *** Is Mediawiki using the User-Agent to avoid session fixation attacks?
>
> Did you try using a fake UA and sticking with it?

Actually it works with a fake UA like "unknown".  Thanks for the tip!

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