[tbb-bugs] #13467 [Tor Browser]: makes DNS query of your own hostname

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#13467: makes DNS query of your own hostname
 Reporter:  Safari       |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect       |         Status:  new
 Priority:  normal       |      Milestone:
Component:  Tor Browser  |        Version:
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 on startup torbrowser 4.0 does DNS query of your own hostname.
 should not be needed.

 (Linux x86_64, queried hostname is output of /bin/hostname, nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf)
 I have denied with iptables connections to except to
 tcp 9150:9151.  This is why I noticed packets to udp port 53.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/13467>
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