[whatwg] Referer header sent with <a ping>?
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jan 22 23:27:16 PST 2008
On Tue, 22 Jan 2008, dolphinling wrote:
> HTML5 doesn't say anything about whether a referer should be sent with
> the POST generated by <a ping>. There is a new attack vector <a ping>
> opens (as currently being discussed on mozilla.dev.platform) that would
> be blocked if the referer were not sent.
Fixed. I also said to not include Cookies or HTTP auth headers. Legitimate
uses can always include whatever information they want in the ping=""
attribute's value itself.
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