Web Bluetooth API
Brief purpose of API: The aim of WebBluetooth is to establish a DOM API to set up and communicate with Bluetooth devices. This includes setting properties on adapters and devices, scanning for devices, bonding, and socket initialization for audio and communication.
General Use Cases:
Inherent threats: Privacy, access to sensitive user devices, de-anonimization based on bluetooth state
Threat severity: High
- Security discussion: https://groups.google.com/d/topic/mozilla.dev.webapps/ztmSvKP3Z8U/discussion
|Type||Use Cases||Authorization Model||Notes & Other Controls|
|Web Content||None||No access|
|Installed Web Apps||None||No access|
|Privileged Web Apps||None||No access|
|Certified Web Apps||
||Implicit||Potential mitigations: Status indicator showing active bluetooth connection, user can click the status indicator to cancel the connection. Potentially limits on device types.|
Non-certified use cases are out of scope for 1.0. We will consider those for a subsequent release.