Taking this one.
Assignee: nobody → jorge
Priority: -- → P4
Target Milestone: --- → 5.5
Created attachment 420147 [details] [diff] [review] Patch V1. JS warnings explained in a similar table. This explains the same warnings as the previous version in the desired table format, with a couple of additions. I also removed the mention to mozIJSSubScriptLoader, which I believe is not being validated. I haven't run into any cases of this being flagged, despite it being used on several add-ons. I don't have the environment set to test this, but the fix is simple enough that I don't expect problems.
The validator FAQ page links to the source, where you can see what is actually checked for down in all_security_filterUnsafeJS(). http://viewvc.svn.mozilla.org/vc/addons/trunk/site/app/controllers/components/validation.php?view=markup $unsafePatterns = array('/nsIProcess/', '/\.launch\s*\(/', '/\beval\s*\(/', '/\bsetInterval\s*\(/', '/\bsetTimeout\s*\(/', '/<browser\s*(?![^<>]*type=["\'])[^<>]*>/i', '/<iframe\s*(?![^<>]*type=["\'])[^<>]*>/i', '/xpcnativewrappers=/', '/evalInSandbox/', '/mozIJSSubscriptLoader/', '/\bFunction\((?:.*?[\w\d_]|.*?,.*?(?:[\'"]\s*?[+]\s*?[\w_]|[\w\d_]\s*?[+]\s*?[\'"]).*?)\s*?\)/sm', '/Object\.prototype/', '/String\.prototype/', '/Array\.prototype/', '/wrappedJSObject/', '/ctypes\.jsm/', '/@mozilla\.org\/jsctypes/'); So, mozIJSSubscriptLoader should be flagged, theoretically. Either it's just not common or it's missing it for some reason (i.e. in source but not used on production).
Comment on attachment 420147 [details] [diff] [review] Patch V1. JS warnings explained in a similar table. OK, I'm working on a new version that includes all current validations.
Created attachment 420164 [details] [diff] [review] Patch V2. Added all current validations. This includes all validations in the script, assuming fixes for bug 538005 and bug 538010. Even if those bugs aren't fixed, I think it's better that the text reflects what we should be checking for.
Attachment #420164 - Flags: review?(clouserw)
Comment on attachment 420164 [details] [diff] [review] Patch V2. Added all current validations. This is missing wrappedJSObject and evalInSandbox.
Comment on attachment 420164 [details] [diff] [review] Patch V2. Added all current validations. looking great
Attachment #420164 - Flags: review?(clouserw) → review+
Created attachment 420192 [details] [diff] [review] Patch V3. Added missing lines. Added missing lines as per comment #6.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Attachment #420192 - Flags: review?(clouserw) → review+
Thanks Jorge, this section is wonderfully helpful now. :) https://preview.addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/pages/validation#help-21
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Reclassifying editor bugs and changing to a new whiteboard flag. Spam, spam, spam, spam...
Whiteboard: [required amo-editors] → [ReviewTeam]
Product: addons.mozilla.org → addons.mozilla.org Graveyard
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