Avoid setting insecure cookie settings

Metadata

ID: javascript-express/insecure-cookie

Language: JavaScript

Severity: Warning

Category: Security

Description

When using cookies in your application, one should ensure appropriate security options are set to lessen the risk of exploits and unauthorized users.

This rule will detect when secure and httpOnly are set to false in a multitude of ways.

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Non-Compliant Code Examples

const cookie = {
    secure: false,
    httpOnly: false,
}

const options = {
    cookie: {
        secure: false,
        httpOnly: false,
    }
}

cookieSession({ secure: false })

Compliant Code Examples

const cookie = {
    secure: true,
    httpOnly: true,
}

const options = {
    cookie: {
        secure: true,
        httpOnly: true,
    }
}

cookieSession({ secure: true })