[tbb-bugs] #21793 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Keep an eye on the CustomElementRegistry API

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#21793: Keep an eye on the CustomElementRegistry API
     Reporter:  gk                   |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  task                 |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium               |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor     |    Version:
  Browser                            |   Keywords:  ff52-esr, tbb-
     Severity:  Normal               |  linkability
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 Custom Elements (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-
 US/docs/Web/Web_Components/Custom_Elements) can get registered,
 manipulated and queried by web content. We should make sure there are no
 linkability risks are associated with that.

 For ESR 52 this seems to be still disabled by
 `dom.webcomponents.customelements.enabled = false`. We should check that,

 The tracking bug is https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=889230.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/21793>
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