[whatwg] Client-side database and origins
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Oct 3 12:32:25 PDT 2007
On Wed, 3 Oct 2007, Brady Eidson wrote:
> To me, this implies that a page hosted at "http://www.foo.com:80/user1"
> has access to all databases that were created by
> Even if the page at "http://www.foo.com:80/user1" needs to know the
> database name and the correct version from http://www.foo.com:80/user2",
> this seems like a glaring security issue.
Even if we limited it to paths, it would still be possible to access the
just need to create an <iframe> to a page under /user2 and then inject
whatever script you wanted. The injected script would run under the /user2
origin, and would thus give you access to the database.
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