Re: CSP wildcard host matching

On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 11:24 PM, Hill, Brad <> wrote:

> This is already "a problem" in PKIX certificates today.
> <snip>

I question how important making this change actually is to developing
> policies.  In the certificate case, I think the where this issue almost
> always comes up is when a site hosts itself on both "" and
> "", in which case for CSP the 'self' token handles it
> adequately and should be preferred.  I think it's probably a much rarer
> case that a third-party site needs to include resources across that
> boundary in a wildcard manner.

I don't think it's "important", but it's a case where Firefox and Chrome

I continue to think it's counter-intuitive for the wildcard to exclude the
base host, but I certainly don't think it's worth arguing at length about,
nor do I think it'll have much practical impact.

I'll go change Blink, and we'll leave things as they are.


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