Bug 1261074 - Adjust Firefox configuration to new extension signing policy
Adjust Firefox configuration to new extension signing policy
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ipa (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Petr Vobornik
Namita Soman
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Blocks: 1296124
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Reported: 2015-09-08 10:09 EDT by German Parente
Modified: 2016-01-06 07:03 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: ipa-4.2.0-12.el7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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: 1296124 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2015-11-19 07:06:27 EST
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firefox_38_browser_config (49.76 KB, image/png)
2015-09-28 04:37 EDT, Abhijeet Kasurde
no flags Details
firefox_41_browser_config (54.02 KB, image/png)
2015-09-28 04:38 EDT, Abhijeet Kasurde
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Description German Parente 2015-09-08 10:09:59 EDT
Description of problem:

This is a clone for upstream bug:


Customer is using firefox 40.0.3

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 


How reproducible: 

I have not reproduced but seems it can be reproduced always with firefox version 40.

Steps to Reproduce:

Install extension for kerberos auth kerberosauth.xpi in firefox 40.X

Actual results:

the extension will show as corrupted.

Expected results:

Additional info:

The workaround is here:


Basically, add in about:config the property:

network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris: .<domain name>
Comment 2 Petr Vobornik 2015-09-17 10:25:25 EDT
The intended course of action is to show manual configuration in browserconfig.html instead of configuration with the extension for versions of Firefox >= 40.

The reasoning is:
* plan for enterprise environments was not published yet which forces as to use AMO (addons.mozilla.org)
* with AMO the user experience is worse than a manual configuration 

steps for AMO: 
* go to AMO page
* installed the extension
* go back to IPA page
* probably refresh
* click configure
* confirm

manual config:
* go to about:config
* set  network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris with *domain.name
Comment 5 Abhijeet Kasurde 2015-09-28 04:37 EDT
Created attachment 1077898 [details]
Comment 6 Abhijeet Kasurde 2015-09-28 04:38 EDT
Created attachment 1077899 [details]
Comment 7 Abhijeet Kasurde 2015-09-28 04:39:24 EDT

IPA server version :: 


Attached images for behavior changes.
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 07:06:27 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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