Firefox browser is not doing virus scan for downloads

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

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Firefox for Android
Download Manager
RESOLVED WONTFIX
3 years ago
a year ago

People

(Reporter: Chandra Mohan, Unassigned)

Tracking

32 Branch
ARM
Android
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

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Details

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Description

3 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/37.0.2062.124 Safari/537.36

Steps to reproduce:


Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Open Firefox browser in your mobile. 
2. Go to a downloading website or to an Email services.
3. Download a file. Firefox will download the file without virus scan.



Actual results:


Hi

Firefox browser is not scanning the downloading files. While downloading a file from a website in Firefox browser, its not doing any virus scan. This is a huge security vulnerability in Firefox browser.

Thanks
Chandra Mohan



Expected results:

Firefox should do virus scan for all downloads in mobile browser.

Updated

3 years ago
Group: core-security
WONTFIX?
OS: Windows 7 → Android
Hardware: x86_64 → ARM

Comment 2

3 years ago
If you have an antivirus solution installed on your device, not scanning downloads would be the fault of the antivirus solution, not firefox. I don't think firefox has plans for built-in download scanning.

Updated

3 years ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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