upgrade-insecure-requests CSP gives Insecure password warning on password input field




8 months ago
7 months ago


(Reporter: chillicane, Unassigned)


(Blocks 1 bug)

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User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:63.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/63.0

Steps to reproduce:

Server returns 
content-security-policy: upgrade-insecure-requests;
header along with content which mostly has http only URL references in it. 

Actual results:

Browser correctly upgrades all resource loads and link clicks to https - confirmed with web developer tools, only https requests are being made.

However, a password input field on a login form gives the Insecure password warning when entering data into it.

Expected results:

Since page was loaded over https and form will be submitted via https the warning should not display. 
On the surface it appears as though the Insecure password warning is not taking the impending upgrade to https into account when deciding if its appropriate or not.
This looks nearly as the same as bug 1334760.
The password is requested from a http content. That it gets submitted via https doesn't mean that the http content can access the password.
Component: Untriaged → Security
My apologies, i have left something out.
In my case, the login form or any other actual content from this host can not be loaded via http - all requests to http are redirected via a 301 Moved Permanently response header to the same url over https.
Its looks like this

request http://blah.blah -> receive 301, location is https://blah.blah
request https://blah.blah -> receive 302 Found, location is http://blah.blah/login, csp upgrade-insecure-requests is set
request http://blah.blah/login -> receive 301, location is https://blah.blah/login
request https://blah.blah/login -> load content, csp upgrade-insecure-requests is set

So the page with the password input box is indeed loaded over https.

It may be worth noting explicitly  that the plain http requests do NOT have CSP upgrade-insecure-requests set (aws load balancer is doing the 301 to https) but the actual content is still loaded over https.
Blocks: 1304224
Priority: -- → P3
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