Closed Bug 1282855 (webext-port-from-doc-to-pdf) Opened 8 years ago Closed 8 years ago

Enable From-Doc-To-Pdf extension to work with Firefox

Categories

(WebExtensions :: Untriaged, defect)

defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED WONTFIX

People

(Reporter: mattw, Unassigned)

Details

(Whiteboard: [popular chrome extensions]triaged)

Firefox testing link: https://addons-dev.allizom.org/en-US/firefox/addon/fromdoctopdf/

Chrome store link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/fromdoctopdf/mallpejgeafdahhflmliiahjdpgbegpk

Manifest Errors:
- Unknown permission "chrome://favicon/*"
- Error processing update_url
- Error processing chrome_url_overrides
- Unknown permission "management"
Grepping through the source code reveals that the following chrome.management APIs are used:

 - chrome.management.getAll
 - chrome.management.launchApp
 - chrome.management.uninstall
 - chrome.management.onInstalled
 - chrome.management.onUninstalled
 - chrome.management.setEnabled
 - chrome.management.getSelf
 - chrome.management.uninstallSelf
Depends on: 1283275
Depends on: 1283277
No longer depends on: 1283275
Depends on: 1282981
No longer depends on: 1283277
Depends on: 1283277
No longer depends on: 1283277
Depends on: 1283279
No longer depends on: 1283279
Depends on: 1283280
Depends on: 1283283
Depends on: 1220136
No longer depends on: 1282983
This also looks like malware, many unhappy users here:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/fromdoctopdf/mallpejgeafdahhflmliiahjdpgbegpk/reviews

there's no legitimate reason for a pdf converter to use those chrome.management.* apis
Yeah, you're right, the reviews show strong evidence that it is Malware.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Need to remove the blocking of 1280062 if this is WONTFIX.
No longer blocks: 1280062
Product: Toolkit → WebExtensions
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