Issue with a SVG embedded in a data: URL

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Issue with a SVG embedded in a data: URL

Unread post by SemiKebab » 2023-11-29, 19:04

The following SVG, embedded in a data: URL, is broken (using Pale Moon 32.5.1):

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data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns=%22http://www.w3.org/2000/svg%22%20xmlns:xlink=%22http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink%22%20width=%22107%22%20height=%2220%22%3E%20%3Cdefs%3E%20%3Cpath%20d=%22M3.1%2C0%200%2C3.8%200%2C6%208%2C6%208%2C3.8%204.9%2C0zm8.2%2C7%20-2.3%2C2%200%2C2%202.3%2C2%203.4%2C0%202.3%2C-2%200%2C-2%20-2.3%2C-2zm6.7%2C7%200%2C2.2%203.1%2C3.8%201.8%2C0%203.1%2C-3.8%200%2C-2.2z%22%20id=%22a%22/%3E%20%3Cpath%20d=%22m18.5%2C10.75%200%2C-1.5%202%2C-1.75%203%2C0%202%2C1.75%200%2C1.5%20-2%2C1.75%20-3%2C0zm0%2C-6.75%200%2C1.5%207%2C0%200%2C-1.5%20-2.875%2C-3.5%20-1.25%2C0zm-9%2C12%200%2C-1.5%207%2C0%200%2C1.5%20-2.875%2C3.5%20-1.25%2C0zm0%2C-12%200%2C1.5%207%2C0%200%2C-1.5%20-2.875%2C-3.5%20-1.25%2C0zm-9%2C12%200%2C-1.5%207%2C0%200%2C1.5%20-2.875%2C3.5%20-1.25%2C0zm0%2C-5.25%200%2C-1.5%202%2C-1.75%203%2C0%202%2C1.75%200%2C1.5%20-2%2C1.75%20-3%2C0z%22%20id=%22b%22%20fill=%22none%22/%3E%20%3C/defs%3E%20%3Cuse%20fill=%22%23000%22%20x=%220%22%20y=%220%22%20xlink:href=%22%23a%22/%3E%20%3Cuse%20stroke=%22%23000%22%20x=%220%22%20y=%220%22%20xlink:href=%22%23b%22/%3E%20%3Cuse%20fill=%22%2372777d%22%20x=%2227%22%20y=%220%22%20xlink:href=%22%23a%22/%3E%20%3Cuse%20stroke=%22%2372777d%22%20x=%2227%22%20y=%220%22%20xlink:href=%22%23b%22/%3E%20%3Cuse%20fill=%22%2336c%22%20x=%2254%22%20y=%220%22%20xlink:href=%22%23a%22/%3E%20%3Cuse%20stroke=%22%2336c%22%20x=%2254%22%20y=%220%22%20xlink:href=%22%23b%22/%3E%20%3Cuse%20fill=%22%23447ff5%22%20x=%2281%22%20y=%220%22%20xlink:href=%22%23a%22/%3E%20%3Cuse%20stroke=%22%23447ff5%22%20x=%2281%22%20y=%220%22%20xlink:href=%22%23b%22/%3E%20%3C/svg%3E
The source SVG: on Gerrit, on GitHub.

However, Pale Moon is able to open the SVG directly: rankselector.svg. The issue happens only when embedded in a data: URL.

For comparison, this one works:

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data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns=%22http://www.w3.org/2000/svg%22%20width=%2236%22%20height=%2220%22%3E%20%3Crect%20width=%2210%22%20height=%226%22%20x=%220%22%20y=%220%22%20fill=%22%2354595d%22/%3E%20%3Crect%20width=%229%22%20height=%225%22%20x=%220.5%22%20y=%227.5%22%20fill=%22none%22%20stroke=%22%2354595d%22/%3E%20%3Cpath%20d=%22m0.5%2C15%200%2C4.5%209%2C0%200%2C-4.5%22%20fill=%22none%22%20stroke=%22%2354595d%22/%3E%20%3Crect%20width=%2210%22%20height=%226%22%20x=%2213%22%20y=%220%22%20fill=%22%2336c%22/%3E%20%3Crect%20width=%229%22%20height=%225%22%20x=%2213.5%22%20y=%227.5%22%20fill=%22none%22%20stroke=%22%2336c%22/%3E%20%3Cpath%20d=%22m13.5%2C15%200%2C4.5%209%2C0%200%2C-4.5%22%20fill=%22none%22%20stroke=%22%2336c%22/%3E%20%3Crect%20width=%2210%22%20height=%226%22%20x=%2226%22%20y=%220%22%20fill=%22%23447ff5%22/%3E%20%3Crect%20width=%229%22%20height=%225%22%20x=%2226.5%22%20y=%227.5%22%20fill=%22none%22%20stroke=%22%23447ff5%22/%3E%20%3Cpath%20d=%22m26.5%2C15%200%2C4.5%209%2C0%200%2C-4.5%22%20fill=%22none%22%20stroke=%22%23447ff5%22/%3E%20%3C/svg%3E
I didn't have the issue previously, and the problematic SVG hasn't been edited for years, so I suspect a regression in Pale Moon. It might be related to this commit: No issue - Stop supporting data: scheme in SVG <use> elements.

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Re: Issue with a SVG embedded in a data: URL

Unread post by Moonchild » 2023-11-29, 22:46

Yeah it was supposed to block data: in <use> statements inside the SVG, but now it blocks <svg> in data: URIs that have <use> in them somewhere. So it's not working as-intended.
Mozilla is also running into issues and have backed it out; unfortunately in our case it was already landed and made it into the release.
For the time being I'm backing this out also; it's not really a big deal although the spec says we should not allow it.
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