#!/usr/bin/env python3
import os, base64
auth_header = os.environ ['HTTP_AUTHORIZATION']
auth_basic = auth_header.split('Basic ', 1)[1]
u, p = base64.b64decode(basic_auth).split(':', 1)
u = u.decode()
print(u, p)

Caveats:

  • it might work1
  • it might not2

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