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Django middleware that works with session-csrf and sends a CSRF token cookie.

Project Description

What is this?

django-session-csrf-cookie is Django middleware that provides a CSRF token cookie when using django-session-csrf. By design, django-session-csrf does not require a CSRF token cookie, but such a cookie is useful for AJAX requests and other web APIs, since it allows the client to get the CSRF token without parsing HTML. (Note that the cookie is not used by the server for any purpose, so the security hole django-session-csrf was designed to fix is still fixed.)

Installation

From PyPI:

pip install django-session-csrf-cookie

From github:

git clone git://github.com/trustcentric/django-session-csrf-cookie.git

Add session_csrf_cookie.CsrfCookieMiddleware to your MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES below session_csrf.CsrfMiddleware:

MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES = (
    ...
    'session_csrf.CsrfMiddleware',
    'session_csrf_cookie.CsrfCookieMiddleware',
    ...
)

Add session_csrf_cookie to INSTALLED_APPS.

Settings

session-csrf-cookie-middleware can be controlled using the following settings:

CSRF_COOKIE_NAME

The name used for the CSRF token cookie.

Default: csrftoken

CSRF_COOKIE_DOMAIN

The domain to be used when setting the CSRF cookie.

Default: None

CSRF_COOKIE_SECURE

Whether to use a secure cookie for the CSRF cookie.

Default: False

CSRF_COOKIE_HTTPONLY

Whether to set the HTTPOnly flag on the CSRF cookie.

Default: False

Release History

Release History

This version
History Node

0.1

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