Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#18652 closed defect (wontfix)

ipv6 listener only, ipv4 source addresses

Reported by: chadmiller Owned by:
Priority: Low Milestone:
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version: Tor:
Severity: Minor Keywords: ipv6
Cc: Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points:
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[notice] Opening OR listener on [::]:0
[notice] OR listener listening on port 38153.
[notice] Guessed our IP address as (source:

If my listening "port" is IPv6, the ip address guessed should be the IPv6 one, if available.

Practically, if the address family of the listen port should be used as the address family of the outgoing socket that detects the local addess.

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by chadmiller

Reproduce using a globally-routable IPv6 address and have torrc

ORListenAddress [::]

Inspect logs.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by Sebastian

Component: - Select a componentTor

Tor doesn't support ipv6 only operation.

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by nickm

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed
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