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[Bug 23733] New: Consider prohibiting support of active content by CDMs

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Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2013 20:37:03 +0000
To: public-html-media@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-23733-5436@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23733

            Bug ID: 23733
           Summary: Consider prohibiting support of active content by CDMs
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Encrypted Media Extensions
          Assignee: adrianba@microsoft.com
          Reporter: watsonm@netflix.com
        QA Contact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-media@w3.org

https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22909 discusses the security
implications of active content [SECURITY GLOSSARY] in keymessages,
initialization data and media data.

Unless anyone objects, it might be simpler to prohibit support of such content
by CDMs.

[SECURITY GLOSSARY] Shirey, R., Internet Security Glossary, Version 2, RFC
4949, August 2007, IETF.

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