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/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 8; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
/* vim: set ts=8 sts=2 et sw=2 tw=80: */
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* License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
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#ifndef mozilla_BasePrincipal_h
#define mozilla_BasePrincipal_h
#include <stdint.h>
#include "ErrorList.h"
#include "js/TypeDecls.h"
#include "mozilla/AlreadyAddRefed.h"
#include "mozilla/Assertions.h"
#include "mozilla/OriginAttributes.h"
#include "mozilla/RefPtr.h"
#include "nsAtom.h"
#include "nsIObjectOutputStream.h"
#include "nsIPrincipal.h"
#include "nsJSPrincipals.h"
#include "nsStringFwd.h"
#include "nscore.h"
class ExpandedPrincipal;
class mozIDOMWindow;
class nsIChannel;
class nsIReferrerInfo;
class nsISupports;
class nsIURI;
namespace Json {
class Value;
namespace mozilla {
namespace dom {
enum class ReferrerPolicy : uint8_t;
namespace extensions {
class WebExtensionPolicy;
class WebExtensionPolicyCore;
} // namespace extensions
class BasePrincipal;
// Content principals (and content principals embedded within expanded
// principals) stored in SiteIdentifier are guaranteed to contain only the
// eTLD+1 part of the original domain. This is used to determine whether two
// origins are same-site: if it's possible for two origins to access each other
// (maybe after mutating document.domain), then they must have the same site
// identifier.
class SiteIdentifier {
void Init(BasePrincipal* aPrincipal) {
mPrincipal = aPrincipal;
bool IsInitialized() const { return !!mPrincipal; }
bool Equals(const SiteIdentifier& aOther) const;
friend class ::ExpandedPrincipal;
BasePrincipal* GetPrincipal() const {
return mPrincipal;
RefPtr<BasePrincipal> mPrincipal;
* Base class from which all nsIPrincipal implementations inherit. Use this for
* default implementations and other commonalities between principal
* implementations.
* We should merge nsJSPrincipals into this class at some point.
class BasePrincipal : public nsJSPrincipals {
// Warning: this enum impacts Principal serialization into JSON format.
// Only update if you know exactly what you are doing
enum PrincipalKind {
eNullPrincipal = 0,
eKindMax = eSystemPrincipal
template <typename T>
bool Is() const {
return mKind == T::Kind();
template <typename T>
T* As() {
return static_cast<T*>(this);
enum DocumentDomainConsideration {
bool Subsumes(nsIPrincipal* aOther,
DocumentDomainConsideration aConsideration);
NS_IMETHOD GetOrigin(nsACString& aOrigin) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetAsciiOrigin(nsACString& aOrigin) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetOriginNoSuffix(nsACString& aOrigin) final;
NS_IMETHOD Equals(nsIPrincipal* other, bool* _retval) final;
NS_IMETHOD EqualsConsideringDomain(nsIPrincipal* other, bool* _retval) final;
NS_IMETHOD EqualsURI(nsIURI* aOtherURI, bool* _retval) override;
NS_IMETHOD EqualsForPermission(nsIPrincipal* other, bool aExactHost,
bool* _retval) final;
NS_IMETHOD Subsumes(nsIPrincipal* other, bool* _retval) final;
NS_IMETHOD SubsumesConsideringDomain(nsIPrincipal* other,
bool* _retval) final;
NS_IMETHOD SubsumesConsideringDomainIgnoringFPD(nsIPrincipal* other,
bool* _retval) final;
NS_IMETHOD CheckMayLoad(nsIURI* uri, bool allowIfInheritsPrincipal) final;
NS_IMETHOD CheckMayLoadWithReporting(nsIURI* uri,
bool allowIfInheritsPrincipal,
uint64_t innerWindowID) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetAddonPolicy(extensions::WebExtensionPolicy** aResult) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetContentScriptAddonPolicy(
extensions::WebExtensionPolicy** aResult) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsNullPrincipal(bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsContentPrincipal(bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsExpandedPrincipal(bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsSystemPrincipal(bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetScheme(nsACString& aScheme) override;
NS_IMETHOD SchemeIs(const char* aScheme, bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD IsURIInPrefList(const char* aPref, bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD IsURIInList(const nsACString& aList, bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD IsL10nAllowed(nsIURI* aURI, bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetAboutModuleFlags(uint32_t* flags) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsAddonOrExpandedAddonPrincipal(bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetOriginAttributes(JSContext* aCx,
JS::MutableHandle<JS::Value> aVal) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetAsciiSpec(nsACString& aSpec) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetSpec(nsACString& aSpec) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetExposablePrePath(nsACString& aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetExposableSpec(nsACString& aSpec) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetHostPort(nsACString& aRes) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetHost(nsACString& aRes) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetPrePath(nsACString& aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetFilePath(nsACString& aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetOriginSuffix(nsACString& aOriginSuffix) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsIpAddress(bool* aIsIpAddress) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsLocalIpAddress(bool* aIsIpAddress) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsOnion(bool* aIsOnion) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsInIsolatedMozBrowserElement(
bool* aIsInIsolatedMozBrowserElement) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetUserContextId(uint32_t* aUserContextId) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetPrivateBrowsingId(uint32_t* aPrivateBrowsingId) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetSiteOrigin(nsACString& aSiteOrigin) final;
NS_IMETHOD GetSiteOriginNoSuffix(nsACString& aSiteOrigin) override;
NS_IMETHOD IsThirdPartyURI(nsIURI* uri, bool* aRes) override;
NS_IMETHOD IsThirdPartyPrincipal(nsIPrincipal* uri, bool* aRes) override;
NS_IMETHOD IsThirdPartyChannel(nsIChannel* aChannel, bool* aRes) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsOriginPotentiallyTrustworthy(bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsLoopbackHost(bool* aResult) override;
NS_IMETHOD IsSameOrigin(nsIURI* aURI, bool* aRes) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetPrefLightCacheKey(nsIURI* aURI, bool aWithCredentials,
const OriginAttributes& aOriginAttributes,
nsACString& _retval) override;
NS_IMETHOD HasFirstpartyStorageAccess(mozIDOMWindow* aCheckWindow,
uint32_t* aRejectedReason,
bool* aOutAllowed) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetAsciiHost(nsACString& aAsciiHost) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetLocalStorageQuotaKey(nsACString& aRes) override;
NS_IMETHOD AllowsRelaxStrictFileOriginPolicy(nsIURI* aURI,
bool* aRes) override;
NS_IMETHOD CreateReferrerInfo(mozilla::dom::ReferrerPolicy aReferrerPolicy,
nsIReferrerInfo** _retval) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetIsScriptAllowedByPolicy(
bool* aIsScriptAllowedByPolicy) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetStorageOriginKey(nsACString& aOriginKey) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetNextSubDomainPrincipal(
nsIPrincipal** aNextSubDomainPrincipal) override;
NS_IMETHOD GetPrecursorPrincipal(nsIPrincipal** aPrecursor) override;
nsresult ToJSON(nsACString& aJSON);
nsresult ToJSON(Json::Value& aObject);
static already_AddRefed<BasePrincipal> FromJSON(const nsACString& aJSON);
static already_AddRefed<BasePrincipal> FromJSON(const Json::Value& aJSON);
// Method populates a passed Json::Value with serializable fields
// which represent all of the fields to deserialize the principal
virtual nsresult PopulateJSONObject(Json::Value& aObject);
virtual bool AddonHasPermission(const nsAtom* aPerm);
virtual bool IsContentPrincipal() const { return false; };
static BasePrincipal* Cast(nsIPrincipal* aPrin) {
return static_cast<BasePrincipal*>(aPrin);
static BasePrincipal& Cast(nsIPrincipal& aPrin) {
return *static_cast<BasePrincipal*>(&aPrin);
static const BasePrincipal* Cast(const nsIPrincipal* aPrin) {
return static_cast<const BasePrincipal*>(aPrin);
static const BasePrincipal& Cast(const nsIPrincipal& aPrin) {
return *static_cast<const BasePrincipal*>(&aPrin);
static already_AddRefed<BasePrincipal> CreateContentPrincipal(
const nsACString& aOrigin);
// This method may not create a content principal in case it's not possible to
// generate a correct origin from the passed URI. If this happens, a
// NullPrincipal is returned.
// If `aInitialDomain` is specified, and a ContentPrincipal is set, it will
// initially have its domain set to the given value, without re-computing js
// wrappers. Unlike `SetDomain()` this is safe to do off-main-thread.
static already_AddRefed<BasePrincipal> CreateContentPrincipal(
nsIURI* aURI, const OriginAttributes& aAttrs,
nsIURI* aInitialDomain = nullptr);
const OriginAttributes& OriginAttributesRef() final {
return mOriginAttributes;
extensions::WebExtensionPolicy* AddonPolicy();
RefPtr<extensions::WebExtensionPolicyCore> AddonPolicyCore();
uint32_t UserContextId() const { return mOriginAttributes.mUserContextId; }
uint32_t PrivateBrowsingId() const {
return mOriginAttributes.mPrivateBrowsingId;
bool IsInIsolatedMozBrowserElement() const {
return mOriginAttributes.mInIsolatedMozBrowser;
PrincipalKind Kind() const { return mKind; }
already_AddRefed<BasePrincipal> CloneForcingOriginAttributes(
const OriginAttributes& aOriginAttributes);
// If this is an add-on content script principal, returns its AddonPolicy.
// Otherwise returns null.
extensions::WebExtensionPolicy* ContentScriptAddonPolicy();
RefPtr<extensions::WebExtensionPolicyCore> ContentScriptAddonPolicyCore();
// Helper to check whether this principal is associated with an addon that
// allows unprivileged code to load aURI. aExplicit == true will prevent
// use of all_urls permission, requiring the domain in its permissions.
bool AddonAllowsLoad(nsIURI* aURI, bool aExplicit = false);
// Call these to avoid the cost of virtual dispatch.
inline bool FastEquals(nsIPrincipal* aOther);
inline bool FastEqualsConsideringDomain(nsIPrincipal* aOther);
inline bool FastSubsumes(nsIPrincipal* aOther);
inline bool FastSubsumesConsideringDomain(nsIPrincipal* aOther);
inline bool FastSubsumesIgnoringFPD(nsIPrincipal* aOther);
inline bool FastSubsumesConsideringDomainIgnoringFPD(nsIPrincipal* aOther);
// Fast way to check whether we have a system principal.
inline bool IsSystemPrincipal() const;
// Returns the principal to inherit when a caller with this principal loads
// the given URI.
// For most principal types, this returns the principal itself. For expanded
// principals, it returns the first sub-principal which subsumes the given URI
// (or, if no URI is given, the last allowlist principal).
nsIPrincipal* PrincipalToInherit(nsIURI* aRequestedURI = nullptr);
/* Returns true if this principal's CSP should override a document's CSP for
* loads that it triggers. Currently true for expanded principals which
* subsume the document principal, and add-on content principals regardless
* of whether they subsume the document principal.
bool OverridesCSP(nsIPrincipal* aDocumentPrincipal);
uint32_t GetOriginNoSuffixHash() const { return mOriginNoSuffix->hash(); }
uint32_t GetOriginSuffixHash() const { return mOriginSuffix->hash(); }
virtual nsresult GetSiteIdentifier(SiteIdentifier& aSite) = 0;
BasePrincipal(PrincipalKind aKind, const nsACString& aOriginNoSuffix,
const OriginAttributes& aOriginAttributes);
BasePrincipal(BasePrincipal* aOther,
const OriginAttributes& aOriginAttributes);
virtual ~BasePrincipal();
// Note that this does not check OriginAttributes. Callers that depend on
// those must call Subsumes instead.
virtual bool SubsumesInternal(nsIPrincipal* aOther,
DocumentDomainConsideration aConsider) = 0;
// Internal, side-effect-free check to determine whether the concrete
// principal would allow the load ignoring any common behavior implemented in
// BasePrincipal::CheckMayLoad.
// Safe to call from any thread, unlike CheckMayLoad.
virtual bool MayLoadInternal(nsIURI* aURI) = 0;
friend class ::ExpandedPrincipal;
// Helper for implementing CheckMayLoad and CheckMayLoadWithReporting.
nsresult CheckMayLoadHelper(nsIURI* aURI, bool aAllowIfInheritsPrincipal,
bool aReport, uint64_t aInnerWindowID);
void SetHasExplicitDomain() { mHasExplicitDomain = true; }
bool GetHasExplicitDomain() { return mHasExplicitDomain; }
// KeyValT holds a principal subtype-specific key value and the associated
// parsed value after JSON parsing.
template <typename SerializedKey>
struct KeyValT {
static_assert(sizeof(SerializedKey) == 1,
"SerializedKey should be a uint8_t");
SerializedKey key;
bool valueWasSerialized;
nsCString value;
// Common base class for all Deserializer implementations in concrete
// subclasses. Subclasses will initialize `mPrincipal` in `Read`, and then
// calls to `QueryInterface` will QI on the target object.
class Deserializer : public nsISerializable {
NS_IMETHOD Write(nsIObjectOutputStream* aStream) override;
virtual ~Deserializer() = default;
RefPtr<BasePrincipal> mPrincipal;
static const char* JSONEnumKeyStrings[4];
static void SetJSONValue(Json::Value& aObject, const char* aKey,
const nsCString& aValue);
template <size_t EnumValue>
static inline constexpr const char* JSONEnumKeyString() {
static_assert(EnumValue < ArrayLength(JSONEnumKeyStrings));
return JSONEnumKeyStrings[EnumValue];
template <size_t EnumValue>
static void SetJSONValue(Json::Value& aObject, const nsCString& aValue) {
SetJSONValue(aObject, JSONEnumKeyString<EnumValue>(), aValue);
static already_AddRefed<BasePrincipal> CreateContentPrincipal(
nsIURI* aURI, const OriginAttributes& aAttrs,
const nsACString& aOriginNoSuffix, nsIURI* aInitialDomain);
bool FastSubsumesIgnoringFPD(nsIPrincipal* aOther,
DocumentDomainConsideration aConsideration);
const RefPtr<nsAtom> mOriginNoSuffix;
const RefPtr<nsAtom> mOriginSuffix;
const OriginAttributes mOriginAttributes;
const PrincipalKind mKind;
std::atomic<bool> mHasExplicitDomain;
inline bool BasePrincipal::FastEquals(nsIPrincipal* aOther) {
auto other = Cast(aOther);
if (Kind() != other->Kind()) {
// Principals of different kinds can't be equal.
return false;
// Two principals are considered to be equal if their origins are the same.
// If the two principals are content principals, their origin attributes
// (aka the origin suffix) must also match.
if (Kind() == eSystemPrincipal) {
return this == other;
if (Kind() == eContentPrincipal || Kind() == eNullPrincipal) {
return mOriginNoSuffix == other->mOriginNoSuffix &&
mOriginSuffix == other->mOriginSuffix;
MOZ_ASSERT(Kind() == eExpandedPrincipal);
return mOriginNoSuffix == other->mOriginNoSuffix;
inline bool BasePrincipal::FastEqualsConsideringDomain(nsIPrincipal* aOther) {
// If neither of the principals have document.domain set, we use the fast path
// in Equals(). Otherwise, we fall back to the slow path below.
auto other = Cast(aOther);
if (!mHasExplicitDomain && !other->mHasExplicitDomain) {
return FastEquals(aOther);
// Principals of different kinds can't be equal.
if (Kind() != other->Kind()) {
return false;
// Only ContentPrincipals should have mHasExplicitDomain set to true, so test
// that we haven't ended up here instead of FastEquals by mistake.
"Only content principals can set mHasExplicitDomain");
return Subsumes(aOther, ConsiderDocumentDomain) &&
other->Subsumes(this, ConsiderDocumentDomain);
inline bool BasePrincipal::FastSubsumes(nsIPrincipal* aOther) {
// If two principals are equal, then they both subsume each other.
if (FastEquals(aOther)) {
return true;
// Otherwise, fall back to the slow path.
return Subsumes(aOther, DontConsiderDocumentDomain);
inline bool BasePrincipal::FastSubsumesConsideringDomain(nsIPrincipal* aOther) {
// If neither of the principals have document.domain set, we hand off to
// FastSubsumes() which has fast paths for some special cases. Otherwise, we
// fall back to the slow path below.
if (!mHasExplicitDomain && !Cast(aOther)->mHasExplicitDomain) {
return FastSubsumes(aOther);
return Subsumes(aOther, ConsiderDocumentDomain);
inline bool BasePrincipal::FastSubsumesIgnoringFPD(nsIPrincipal* aOther) {
return FastSubsumesIgnoringFPD(aOther, DontConsiderDocumentDomain);
inline bool BasePrincipal::FastSubsumesConsideringDomainIgnoringFPD(
nsIPrincipal* aOther) {
return FastSubsumesIgnoringFPD(aOther, ConsiderDocumentDomain);
inline bool BasePrincipal::IsSystemPrincipal() const {
return Kind() == eSystemPrincipal;
} // namespace mozilla
inline bool nsIPrincipal::IsSystemPrincipal() const {
return mozilla::BasePrincipal::Cast(this)->IsSystemPrincipal();
#endif /* mozilla_BasePrincipal_h */