Opened 10 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#2423 closed defect (fixed)

OrBot transproxy silently fails open

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by: n8fr8
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Component: Applications/Orbot Version:
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On rooted phones that lack proper modules or iptables commands, OrBot seems to fail silently without informing the user that their selected apps are not torified. Minimally, it should verify the iptables rules it attempts to create are still present after it creates them.

Ideally, it should also ping, which provides a minimal, easy to parse XHTML response at

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by n8fr8

Status: newaccepted

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by n8fr8

The latest build should do a check on iptables support for netfilter/owner module on start.

Please remove any existing Orbot install before testing this:


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comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by n8fr8

Resolution: fixed
Status: acceptedclosed
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