Laravel Security was created by, and is maintained by Graham Campbell, and is a voku/anti-xss wrapper for Laravel, using graham-campbell/security-core. Feel free to check out the change log, releases, security policy, license, code of conduct, and contribution guidelines.
Laravel Security requires PHP 7.2-7.4. This particular version supports Laravel 6-7.
To get the latest version, simply require the project using Composer:
$ composer require graham-campbell/security
Once installed, if you are not using automatic package discovery, then you need to register the
GrahamCampbell\Security\SecurityServiceProvider service provider in your
You can also optionally alias our facade:
'Security' => GrahamCampbell\Security\Facades\Security::class,
Laravel Security supports optional configuration.
To get started, you'll need to publish all vendor assets:
$ php artisan vendor:publish
This will create a
config/security.php file in your app that you can modify to set your configuration. Also, make sure you check for changes to the original config file in this package between releases.
There are two config options:
This option (
'evil') defines the evil attributes, which will always be stripped from the input.
This option (
'replacement') defines the replacement string, which will be used to take the place of removed portions of strings where XSS was present.
This is the class of most interest. It is bound to the ioc container as
'security' and can be accessed using the
Facades\Security facade. There is one public method of interest.
'clean' method will parse a string removing XSS vulnerabilities, on a best effort basis.
This facade will dynamically pass static method calls to the
'security' object in the ioc container which by default is the
This class contains no public methods of interest. This class should be added to the providers array in
config/app.php. This class will setup ioc bindings.
You may see an example of implementation in Laravel Binput.
If you discover a security vulnerability within this package, please send an email to Graham Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org. All security vulnerabilities will be promptly addressed. You may view our full security policy here.
Laravel Security is licensed under The MIT License (MIT).
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