Opened 23 months ago

Last modified 22 months ago

#22872 needs_information defect

SIGSEGV crash in TorBrowser 7.5a2 on OSX 10.11.6

Reported by: heywoodj123@… Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: High Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Major Keywords: tbb-crash
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Description

Unexpected crash in TB 7.5a2 on 10.11.6. All the debugging info I could see when it happened is attached below as a plain-text file.

-HJ

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Attachments (1)

20170710_TorBrowser7.5a2_crashlog.txt (60.6 KB) - added by heywoodj123@… 23 months ago.
Crashlog

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Change History (4)

Changed 23 months ago by heywoodj123@…

Crashlog

comment:1 Changed 23 months ago by pastly

Component: - Select a componentApplications/Tor Browser
Owner: set to tbb-team

comment:2 Changed 23 months ago by gk

Keywords: tbb-crash added
Priority: MediumHigh
Severity: NormalMajor
Status: newneeds_information

Thanks for the report. Do you have any more context that could give us ways to reproduce your problem) Like the website you had open while this happened? Whether you changed the security slider level? etc.

comment:3 Changed 22 months ago by heywoodj123@…

Unfortunately, the crashlog was all I had. In particular, I do not remember what site I was on when this crash occurred.

Regarding the security slider, I don't ever recall messing with it when I installed 7.5a2, but when I went to check it just now, I got the following message in the Security Settings window:

Your custom browser preferences have resulted in unusual security settings. For security and privacy reasons, we recommend you choose one of the default security levels.

I have no idea what security settings I could have changed. The only specific tweak I've done was to add a second SocksPort entry to torrc for stream isolation. I'm not sure this would be considered a security setting per se, but in any case I'm pretty sure I've seen the security slider working normally even with the modified torrc in place.

Anyway, I'll try restoring the default security level and report back if I get another crash.

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