Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 2 months ago

#10393 new project

Torbrowser updates are verified through the Tor consensus

Reported by: StrangeCharm Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-security
Cc: mcs, brade, proper Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:

Description

Torbrowser's updater checks the Tor consensus to see whether Torbrowser's current version is recommended. If not, the updater gets updates from a location described in the consensus, and verifies downloaded updates against a hash provided in the consensus.

Child Tickets

TicketStatusOwnerSummaryComponent
#10395closedmikeperryTor's consensus lists Torbrowser updatesCore Tor/Tor
#10396closedKastafiorReproducible MARsApplications/Tor Browser
#14676newtbb-teamImplement update verification via Tor consensus in Tor BrowserApplications/Tor Browser

Change History (8)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by StrangeCharm

Parent ID: #10396

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by StrangeCharm

Parent ID: #10396

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by nickm

Component: - Select a componentTorBrowserButton

I think all this updater stuff is TBB. If not, please reassign.

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by erinn

Component: TorBrowserButtonTor Browser
Keywords: tbb-torbutton added
Owner: changed from mikeperry to tbb-team

comment:5 Changed 3 years ago by proper

Cc: proper added

comment:6 Changed 7 months ago by teor

Severity: Normal

Set all open tickets without a severity to "Normal"

comment:7 Changed 2 months ago by gk

Milestone: Chronos: phase two

comment:8 Changed 2 months ago by cypherpunks

Keywords: tbb-security added; pantheon chronos tbb-torbutton removed
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