[GeoNode-devel] Reg: Use of httponly flag for cookie in GeoNode

Alessio Fabiani alessio.fabiani at geo-solutions.it
Tue Aug 20 05:04:30 PDT 2019

Any chance to send a Pull Request to GeoNode along with the issue

Il giorno mar 20 ago 2019 alle ore 13:05 Naresh N <naresh919 at gmail.com> ha

> Dear All,
> I could able to resolve the issue. The following changes are done.
> 1. Settings.py  * CSRF_COOKIE_HTTPONLY=True*
> *2.* In following  files *X-CSRFToken* value is assigned using the  var
> csrftoken = jQuery("[name=csrfmiddlewaretoken]").val();
> a./usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/autocomplete_light/templates/autocomplete_light/_ajax_csrf.html-
>   b.. /home/geonode/geonode/static_root/pinax/js/theme.js
>   c. ./home/geonode/geonode/static_root/geonode/js/extjs/GeoNode-mixin.js
>   d../home/geonode/geonode/static_root/pinax/js/theme.js
>   e. /home/geonode/geonode/static_root/geonode/js/utils/util.js
>   f. /home/geonode/geonode/static_root/geonode/js/extjs/GeoNode-mixin.js
> Thanks&Regards,
> Naresh.N
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:05 PM Naresh N <naresh919 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> The following changes are made to enable HTTPOnly flag for cookies
>> 1. In settings.py   * CSRF_COOKIE_HTTPONLY=True*
>> 2.* X-CSRFToken* value is set using the  jquery -- *var csrftoken =
>> jQuery("[name=csrfmiddlewaretoken]").val();*
>> After doing the above changes layers are not getting upload and showing
>> CSRF validation failed. Please find the attached screenshot with this mail.
>> Kindly  help me to fix the issue. Apart from above mentioned places is
>> any other places need changes?
>> Thanks&Regards,
>> Naresh.N
>> On Fri, Aug 16, 2019 at 1:46 PM Naresh N <naresh919 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> Kindly help on regarding httponly flag for cookie use in GeoNode.
>>> Thanks&Regards,
>>> Naresh.N
>>> On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 3:03 PM Naresh N <naresh919 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Dear All,
>>>> We have used GeoNode for development of  our portal.
>>>> As a part of security measures,we have to use cookie set with httponly
>>>> flag.  I have  enabled the flag CSRF_COOKIE_HTTPONLY  as true in
>>>> settings.py,  then* upload layers* and other *ajax_requsts functions
>>>> are not working.*
>>>> Please suggest how to over come this. Which are all the places need to
>>>> modify the code.
>>>> Thanks&Regards,
>>>> Naresh.N



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