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Add httponly to session cookie

Author:
rodolfo.3
Posted:
April 12, 2010
Language:
Python
Version:
1.1
Tags:
cookie security httponly
Score:
1 (after 1 ratings)

Middleware to set "sessionid" (ou your session cookie) with httponly (see "Django bug report"). To work, you need put it before "SessionMiddleware"

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from django.conf import settings

class cookie_httponly:
    def process_response(self, request, response):
        if response.cookies.has_key(settings.SESSION_COOKIE_NAME):
            response.cookies[settings.SESSION_COOKIE_NAME]['httponly'] = True
        return response

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Comments

arthur (on October 4, 2011):

Django 1.3 includes a SESSION_COOKIE_HTTPONLY setting.

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