window.console can be overridden by extension content scripts

Fixed Issue #11333557


Mar 20, 2017
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Steps to reproduce

  1. It’s possible to
    change properties of page-window object in the content script.

Steps to reproduce are simple:

Create and load a simple extension with content script:

window[‘console’] = {abc:123, log: function
(msg){alert('Console.log: '+msg); }};

and then open a test page:





    console.log(‘Test - timer’); // fails by ‘SCRIPT16389:
Unspecified error.’

  }, 500);





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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Scott S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “In progress”

      Changed Status from “In progress” to “In code review”

      Changed Assigned To from “Scott S.” to “Scott L.”

      Changed Status from “In code review” to “Fixed”

    • I am seeing this same error code in IE 11. This bug was open under Edge, but seems to also apply to IE. Is there a fix in the works for IE as well?

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