Prevent Konqueror's address bar from being hidden by default

Review Request #105749 - Created July 27, 2012 and submitted

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Dawit Alemayehu
kde-baseapps
origin/master
Reviewers
dolphin, kde-baseapps
dfaure
The attached patch attempts to resolve a security concern in Konqueror when browsing the web. The concern results from a website, through the use of the javascript window.open API, requests the creation of a new window (pop up window) with all its toolbars disabled. When Konqueror gets such requests it simply disables all toolbars in the main window including the one that contains the address line edit widget. This is a problem because it makes it possible for sites to spoof the user into providing personal information by mimicking native input dialog such as the password dialog.

As such this patch attempts to solve the problem in the same manner it seems to be addressed in other major browsers such as Firefox and Chromium. Namely, Konqueror will no longer hide the toolbar containing the address line edit widget by default. The user must explicitly override the default settings by adding the following configuration option to konquerorrc:

[DisableWindowOpenFeatures]
LocationBar=false
    
TEST SCENARIOS:

1. Click on a link with its target property set to "_blank" in the popup window.
2. Middle click on a link.
3. Select text in the popup window and select "Search Google for...".
4. Right click on a link and select "Open in New Tab".
5. Press CTRL+T in the popup window.
6. Press CTRL+N  in the popup window.
7. Press (ALT/CTRL)+Enter while the address widget has the focus.

EXPECTED RESULTS:

1. Depending on user's configuration, a brand new (non-popup) window or a new tab in the window from which 
    the popup originated showing the contents of the link that was clicked.
2. Same as #1.
3. Same as #1.
4. A new tab showing the contents of the link in the window from which the popup originated.
5. Nothing (ignored).
6. A blank non-popup window.
7. Treat it as if only Enter was pressed.
   
EXPECTED RESULTS (after closing the window from which the popup originated):

1. A new non-popup window showing the contents of the link that was clicked.
2. Same as #1.
3. Same as #1.
4. Same as #1.
5. Nothing (ignored).
6. A blank non-popup window.
7. Treat it as if only Enter was pressed.
Dawit Alemayehu
David Faure
Dawit Alemayehu
Dawit Alemayehu
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Status: Closed (submitted)

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