Commit c9d18895 authored by David_Rothstein's avatar David_Rothstein

Issue #462950 by pwolanin, Pere Orga: Mitigate the security risks that come...

Issue #462950 by pwolanin, Pere Orga: Mitigate the security risks that come from IE, Chrome and other browsers trying to sniff the mime type
parent 47d24ed1
......@@ -141,3 +141,9 @@ DirectoryIndex index.php index.html index.htm
# Add headers to all responses.
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
# Disable content sniffing, since it's an attack vector.
Header always set X-Content-Type-Options nosniff
Drupal 7.40, xxxx-xx-xx (development version)
- Set the X-Content-Type-Options header to "nosniff" when possible, to prevent
certain web browsers from picking an unsafe MIME type.
- Prevented the database API from executing multiple queries at once on MySQL,
if the site's PHP version is new enough to do so. This is a secondary defense
against SQL injection attacks.
......@@ -1262,6 +1262,10 @@ function drupal_page_header() {
$default_headers = array(
'Expires' => 'Sun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT',
'Cache-Control' => 'no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0',
// Prevent browsers from sniffing a response and picking a MIME type
// different from the declared content-type, since that can lead to
// XSS and other vulnerabilities.
'X-Content-Type-Options' => 'nosniff',
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