Closed Bug 1423146 Opened 6 years ago Closed 6 years ago
Do not allow an auth prompt requested by an image resource loaded from cross-origin
We only need to change pref.
Chrome already have this as default(bug 647010 comment 87) so I do not expect that we will break something.
Do we need an intent-to-ship for this?
Depends on: 1357835
Attachment #8934471 - Flags: review?(ckerschb) → review+
(In reply to Christoph Kerschbaumer [:ckerschb] from comment #4) > Do we need an intent-to-ship for this? I will write one, although Chrome already implement this.
Pushed by email@example.com: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/1a59ea77d44f Change a pref so that an auth prompt requested by an image resource loaded from cross-originis not allowed. r=ckerschb
Posted the site compatibility note: https://www.fxsitecompat.com/en-CA/docs/2017/http-auth-dialog-can-no-longer-be-triggered-by-cross-origin-images/
I've documented this on MDN: * Added a note to the Fx59 rel notes: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox/Releases/59#Security * Added a small section to the HTTP authentication page: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTTP/Authentication#Authentication_of_cross-origin_images Let me know if this is OK. Thanks!
(In reply to Chris Mills (Mozilla, MDN editor) [:cmills] from comment #9) > I've documented this on MDN: > > * Added a note to the Fx59 rel notes: > https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox/Releases/59#Security > > * Added a small section to the HTTP authentication page: > https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTTP/ > Authentication#Authentication_of_cross-origin_images > > Let me know if this is OK. Thanks! Looks good. Thanks.
Hello! This bug is just the same as my Bug 647010, which I informed Mozilla about in March 2011. This is vulnerability in all browsers, which support Basic/Digest Authentication, as I wrote in my entry. So a lot of web browsers are vulnerable, not only Firefox. I called this attack as Onsite phishing (or Inline phishing). It can be used (including by phishers) for stealing of logins and passwords of users of web sites.
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