@anonymous-matomo-user opened this Issue on February 11th 2013

If login fails, Piwik (1.10.1) might give the user a link to click. If the link is clicked the following nonsensical error message is shown:

Invalid Referer detected - check that your browser sends the Referer header.
The link you would have been redirected to is: http://piwik.org/faq/how-to-install/#faq_98

@mattab commented on February 15th 2013 Member

In 2f9f61511f071e3b8ec706595660468e22fd5d9a: Fixes #3751
did you mean the message was not clear? hopefully this one is slightly better. But the error is accurate: you are not sending the referer header and this is required for security reasons.

This Issue was closed on February 15th 2013
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