[tbb-bugs] #26614 [Applications/Tor Browser]: audit or disable the Web Authentication API

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#26614: audit or disable the Web Authentication API
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     Reporter:  mcs                  |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect               |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium               |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor     |    Version:
  Browser                            |   Keywords:  ff60-esr,
     Severity:  Normal               |  TorBrowserTeam201807
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 As of Firefox 60, Mozilla has enabled support for the Web Authentication
 API by default. We should audit it or at least understand it better, or we
 should disable it by setting `security.webauth.webauthn` to `false`. See:
  ‚Äčhttps://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1432542

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