Research and implementation of Node.js-based defense against XSS and CSRF

Research and implementation of Node.js-based defense against XSS and CSRF

Dengfeng WeiFengyi Li 

Computer Science College, Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434023, China

Corresponding Author Email: 
weidengfeng@126.com
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9-16
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DOI: 
https://doi.org/10.18280/rces.040103
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Accepted: 
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Published: 
31 March 2017
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Abstract: 

Node.js is a extensively applied powerful, lightweight technology. Like other technologies, Node.js also faces a string of security problems resulted from improper coding by developers at the time of programming. The Web applications developed and deployed on Node.js are not provided with the defense against XSS and CSRF, two of the most popular attacks on Web applications. The existing defense against CSRF might fail due to the lack of integration between XSS and CSRF prevention. Against this backdrop, this paper studies Node.js related technology, network security technology and XSS and CSRF security vulnerabilities, and develops a system to defend against XSS and CSRF simultaneously on the Node.js platform. The defense system offers XSS and CSRF prevention services to Web applications developed on Node.js.

Keywords: 

Storage-type XSS, Motion Detection, Attack Vectors, Vulnerability Scanning.

1. Introduction
2. Attack Principle
3. Design and Implementation of Defense Module
4. System Testing
5. Conclusions
Nomenclature
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