Changes between Version 21 and Version 22 of TorWeeklyNews/2013/12


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Timestamp:
Sep 23, 2013, 9:28:07 AM (6 years ago)
Author:
lunar
Comment:

promote and rework the clock skew issue

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  • TorWeeklyNews/2013/12

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    8888 [XXX] https://crm.fsf.org/civicrm/event/register?id=10
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     90False alarm about clock skew
     91----------------------------
     92
     93Small offsets in system time is a good opportunity to fingerprint Tor clients. In
     94order to eliminate unnecessary exposure, Nick Mathewson has been working on
     95proposal 222 [XXX].
     96
     97Unfortunately this introduced a bug which revealed itself after the directory
     98authority named “turtles” was upgraded. The result is that relays started to warn their
     99operators of an implausible clock skew [XXX]. This was indeed a false alarm.
     100
     101The issue has been quickly worked around and properly fixed a few hours later [XXX].
     102
     103 [XXX] https://gitweb.torproject.org/torspec.git/blob_plain/refs/heads/master:/proposals/222-remove-client-timestamps.txt
     104 [XXX] https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-relays/2013-September/002888.html
     105 [XXX] https://bugs.torproject.org/9798
     106
    90107Miscellaneous news
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