[Cloudfront] Are there security implications to the ALL_VIEWER origin request policy?

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What is the scenario where you wouldn't want to use the ALL_VIEWER managed origin request policy? Are there any security implications to using that for all distributions (S3 origins and ALB origins)?

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudFront/latest/DeveloperGuide/using-managed-origin-request-policies.html

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The ALL_VIEWER origin request policy will forward all headers, cookies and query strings to requests that reach the origin but caching will not defined based on the headers, cookies and query strings being forwarded. In terms of best practices, you should only forward the exact headers, cookies or query strings which your application needs

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Davin_G
answered a year ago

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