Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 12 days ago

#11560 new defect

Orbot-v13.0.7-BETA-1: "Tor Tethering" > Warnings about Listeners on 0.0.0.0

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by: n8fr8
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Orbot Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
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Description

"
WARN: You specified a public address '0.0.0.0:9050' for SocksPort. Other people on the Internet might find your computer and use it as an open proxy. Please don't allow this unless you have a good reason.
WARN: You specified a public address '0.0.0.0:5400' for DNSPort. Other people...
WARN: You specified a public address '0.0.0.0:9040' for TransPort. Other people...
WARN: You have a ControlPort set to accept connections from a non-local address. This means that programs not running on you computer can reconfigure you Tor. That's pretty bad, since the controller protocol isn't encrypted! Maybe you should ...
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I assume these listeners are there due to the enabled "Tor Tethering", but wouldn't it be possible to bind these listeners to the WIFI interface only (I assume they are only needed there)?

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comment:1 Changed 12 days ago by teor

Severity: Normal

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