News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Jani Hartikainen's Blog:
How to CSRF protect all your forms
October 16, 2008 @ 12:07:26

Jani Hartikainen has posted a few ideas on cross site request forgeries in a new blog entry, including some methods to help prevent it in your application.

CSRF, or Cross-Site Request Forgery, is a vulnerability very common in websites. [...] This can be dangerous, especially if your admin interface is compromised: There may be a button on the other site which goes to your admin interface and deletes the latest blogpost for example - and you wouldn't want that!

His method is a three-step process for protection - use POST, protect against cross-site scripting and use a CSRF key in the form to help prevent abuse. A simple script is included to show it working and is adapted to work in a controller plugin for the Zend Framework.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
csrf crosssite request forgery xss scripting form protect


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Evolt.org: AJAX Login System using XMLHttpRequest

PHPBuilder.com: Securing Data Sent Via GET Requests

PHPBuiilder.com: Using Get and Post Methodology in AJAX Applications

PHP in Action Blog: Tips for web testing

WebReference.com: Security Techniques


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


security database install series podcast component framework symfony2 application unittest release language opinion hhvm package introduction hack performance facebook composer

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework