Opened 4 months ago

Last modified 2 weeks ago

#28369 new defect

remove pingsender from Tor Browser

Reported by: mcs Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: ff60-esr, tbb-proxy-bypass, TorBrowserTeam201903
Cc: Actual Points:
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In (for Firefox 54), Mozilla added a pingsender executable that uses libcurl to send telemetry info when a crash occurs. While we disable telemetry by pref, for defense-in-depth against a potential proxy bypass we should stop shipping the pingsender executable.

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Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 4 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201811 added

comment:2 Changed 4 months ago by gk

Keywords: tbb-proxy-bypass added

comment:3 Changed 3 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201812 added; TorBrowserTeam201811 removed

Moving our tickets to December.

comment:4 Changed 2 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201901 added; TorBrowserTeam201812 removed

Moving tickets to Jan 2019.

comment:5 Changed 6 weeks ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201902 added; TorBrowserTeam201901 removed

Moving tickets to February.

comment:6 Changed 2 weeks ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201903 added; TorBrowserTeam201902 removed

Moving remaining tickets to March.

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