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Hypertext Transfer Protocol - HTTP/1.0

11. Security Considerations

This section is meant to inform application developers, information providers, and users of the security limitations in HTTP/1.0 as described by this document. The discussion does not include definitive solutions to the problems revealed, though it does make some suggestions for reducing security risks.

11.1 - Authentication of Clients
11.2 - Idempotent Methods
11.3 - Abuse of Server Log Information

T. Berners-Lee, R. T. Fielding, H. Frystyk Nielsen - 12 MAR 95

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