Treehouse: Javascript Sandboxes to Help Web Developers Help Themselves

@inproceedings{Ingram2012TreehouseJS,
  title={Treehouse: Javascript Sandboxes to Help Web Developers Help Themselves},
  author={Lon Ingram and Michael Walfish},
  booktitle={USENIX Annual Technical Conference},
  year={2012}
}
Many Web applications (meaning sites that employ JavaScript) incorporate third-party code and, for reasons rooted in today’s Web ecosystem, are vulnerable to bugs or malice in that code. Our goal is to give Web developers a mechanism that (a) contains included code, limiting (or eliminating) its influence as appropriate; and (b) is deployable today, or very shortly. While the goal of containment is far from new, the requirement of deployability leads us to a new design point, one that applies… CONTINUE READING
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