Open Bug 990176 (fx-form-autofill) Opened 6 years ago Updated 5 months ago

[meta] [Form Autofill] Firefox must allow users to easily and automatically populate online forms.

Categories

(Toolkit :: Form Autofill, defect)

defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

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People

(Reporter: sevaan, Unassigned)

References

(Depends on 25 open bugs)

Details

(Keywords: meta, Whiteboard: [tracking] [form autofill])

User Story

As a frequent online shopper, I want to be able to automatically populate a web form with my personal information, so I don’t have to keep entering in the same information over and over again.
As a Firefox user, I want to be able to automatically populate a web form with my personal information, so I don’t have to keep entering in the same information over and over again.
Depends on: 990182
Depends on: 990185
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Depends on: 990207
Whiteboard: [epic]
No longer blocks: fxdesktopbacklog
Whiteboard: [epic] → [tracking] [form autofill]
Component: General → Form Manager
OS: Mac OS X → All
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
Hardware: x86 → All
User Story: (updated)
Depends on: 1299819
Excited to see this! You might also want to consider adding support for autocomplete types to ensure perfect autofill: https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/forms.html#autofill
Duplicate of this bug: 566528
Alias: fx-form-autofill
Keywords: meta
Depends on: 1303469
Depends on: 1307201
Depends on: 1326153
Depends on: 1329628
Note the security dangers inherent in doing so:
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/browser-autofill-profiles-can-be-abused-for-phishing-attacks/

How do you plan to detect hidden or obscured fields so the user is aware how much information they are giving away?
Flags: sec-review?(tanvi)
No longer depends on: 990199
No longer depends on: 990200
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Depends on: 1333682
Depends on: 1338485
Depends on: 1345033
See Also: → 1361010
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No longer depends on: 1361241
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No longer depends on: 1378694
Depends on: 1380279
Depends on: 1381404
Duplicate of this bug: 1385570
Depends on: 1386923
Depends on: 1386924
Depends on: 1390757
Depends on: 1390816
Depends on: 1393745
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Depends on: 1400112
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(In reply to Daniel Veditz [:dveditz] from comment #6)
> Note the security dangers inherent in doing so:
> https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/browser-autofill-profiles-can-
> be-abused-for-phishing-attacks/
> 
> How do you plan to detect hidden or obscured fields so the user is aware how
> much information they are giving away?

I believe Francois did this sec-review while I was out.
Flags: sec-review?(tanvi)
Depends on: 1411877
No longer depends on: 1415263
Component: Form Manager → Form Autofill
Depends on: 1421621
Depends on: 1421634
Depends on: 1421641
No longer depends on: 1421621
No longer depends on: 1421641
Depends on: 1423873
Depends on: 1426652
Depends on: 1426657
No longer depends on: 1426652
No longer depends on: 1423873
No longer depends on: 1426657
Depends on: 1429322
Depends on: 1429718
Duplicate of this bug: 1328186
Depends on: 1496429
Depends on: 1619320
Summary: [Form Autofill] Firefox must allow users to easily and automatically populate online forms. → [meta] [Form Autofill] Firefox must allow users to easily and automatically populate online forms.
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