Closed Bug 985640 Opened 6 years ago Closed 6 years ago
Plugin whitelist request: F5 Networks SSLVPN plugin
<<Please supply the following information for new plugin whitelist requests>> Plugin name: F5 Networks Firepass Host Plugin Vendor: F5 Networks Point of contact: Megha Tamvada Current version: Many versions Download URL: Each Appliance has its own version Sample URL of plugin in use: Every enterprise uses different URLs Plugin details: The F5 SSL VPN Plugin is used to provide VPN access to customers. This represents a very diverse set of users for over 7000 customers. The plugin is delivered from an enterprise VPN appliance and the users can access "Internal" resources securely. By blocking the plugin this will severely impact the enterprise support for Firefox <<For each affected operating system, please copy the plugin information from about:plugins in Firefox>> Are there any variations in the plugin file name, MIME types, description, or version from one release to the next? Mime Types : application/x-F5-Host-Plugin, application/x-f5-host-plugin Are there any known security issues in current or older versions of the plugin? No known security issues and mime types do not change with version or platform.
In order to consider the whitelist, you need to complete the application, in particular provide the exact plugin details from about:plugins. Also, please provide details about your transition plan away from plugins. You can do that publicly here in the bug or by private mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Summary: F5 Networks SSLVPN plugin for secure access → Plugin whitelist request: F5 Networks SSLVPN plugin
Whiteboard: needs about:plugins data, needs transition plan
Hi Benjamin, We have two Plugins - please remember that we have variable versions. F5 SSL VPN Plugin File: F5 SSL VPN Plugin.plugin Path: /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/F5 SSL VPN Plugin.plugin Version: 7005.2013.0429.1 State: Enabled F5 Network Access plugin, Ver. 7005.2013.0429.1 MIME Type Description Suffixes application/x-f5-sslvpn F5 Network Access plugin xvpn f5 sam inspection host plugin File: f5 sam inspection host plugin.plugin Path: /Users/nishantkumar/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/f5 sam inspection host plugin.plugin Version: 7101.2014.0213.1 State: Enabled f5 sam inspection host plugin, Ver. 7101.2014.0213.1 MIME Type Description Suffixes application/x-f5-sam-inspectionhost f5 sam inspection host plugin insp Transition Plan: Our long term plan 9-12 months plan is to move all the functionality of the plugin into a standalone application. We have standalone applications on some OS already available and we plan to do the same for all OS
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Whiteboard: needs about:plugins data, needs transition plan → application complete
Application accepted for this cycle. This debated whether to accept this: since this is not a plugin that provides general web functionality, a plugin is not the right technology. Expect that we will not renew this whitelist request when it comes up for renewal in 4 months.
Whiteboard: application complete → application complete - accepted
This has landed in Nightly builds. Please download a nightly build from http://nightly.mozilla.org/. Using a fresh profile, verify that the plugin activates by default and shows as "Always Activate" in the Firefox addon manager. (Profile manager: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles)
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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