Specify origin in postMessage


ID: javascript-browser-security/postmessage-permissive-origin

Language: JavaScript

Severity: Warning

Category: Security


Always specify the origin of the message for security reasons and to avoid spoofing attacks. Always specify an exact target origin, not *, when you use postMessage to send data to other windows.

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Non-Compliant Code Examples

window.postMessage(message, '*')

Compliant Code Examples

window.postMessage(message, 'https://app.domain.tld')
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