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authorJason A. Donenfeld <Jason@zx2c4.com>2014-01-16 11:39:17 +0100
committerJason A. Donenfeld <Jason@zx2c4.com>2014-01-16 12:13:39 +0100
commitb826537cb4aa2358027ffcb1dd6a87274734e962 (patch)
tree7c749c66d868cb996828d2b65a4bede58b5ebd62 /cgitrc.5.txt
parentauth: add basic authentication filter framework (diff)
authentication: use hidden form instead of referer
This also gives us some CSRF protection. Note that we make use of the hmac to protect the redirect value. Signed-off-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@zx2c4.com>
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@@ -662,7 +662,8 @@ auth filter::
the http cookie and return a 0 if it is invalid or 1 if it is invalid,
in the exit code / close function. If the filter action is
"authenticate-post", this filter receives POST'd parameters on
- standard input, and should write to output one or more "Set-Cookie"
+ standard input, and should write a complete CGI request, preferably
+ with a 302 redirect, and write to output one or more "Set-Cookie"
HTTP headers, each followed by a newline.
Please see `filters/simple-authentication.lua` for a clear example