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HTTP Header Frame Options

Document type: Replaced Internet-Draft (websec WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2012-07-10 (latest revision 2012-03-05)
Intended RFC status: Unknown
Other versions: (expired, archived): plain text, pdf, html

IETF State: Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd: Alexey Melnikov

IESG State: Replaced by draft-ietf-websec-frame-options
Responsible AD: (None)
Send notices to: No addresses provided

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found here:


To improve the protection of web applications against Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and Clickjacking this standards defines a http response header that declares a policy communicated from a host to the client browser whether the transmitted content MUST NOT be displayed in frames of other pages from different origins or a list of trusted origins which are allowed to frame the content.


David Ross
Tobias Gondrom <>

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