Protection against XSS vulnerabilities with CSP headers (Content Security Policy)

XSS vulnerabilities (Cross-Site Scripting), in 3rd position of the last OWASP TOP 10, are a door to get into IT systems (ports scanning, exploits, etc.) and a threat for users (authentication information theft). Traditional countermeasures are input filtering and output encoding to avoid executions of malicious scripts on users computers. Principe Another way to protect against this kind of vulnerabilitiy is to set up the Content-Security-Policy HTTP header to define the strategy to control contents downloaded by the web page. [Read More]