[tbb-bugs] #9442 [Tor Browser]: Add New Circuit button to TorButton

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#9442: Add New Circuit button to TorButton
     Reporter:           |      Owner:  tbb-team
  cypherpunks            |     Status:  needs_review
         Type:           |  Milestone:
  enhancement            |    Version:
     Priority:  normal   |   Keywords:  tbb-newnym, tbb-easy, tbb-
    Component:  Tor      |  usability, extdev-interview, tbb-torbutton,
  Browser                |  TorBrowserTeam201502R, MikePerry201502
   Resolution:           |  Parent ID:
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Comment (by arthuredelstein):

 Replying to [comment:20 mikeperry]:
 > Ok, I implemented this in commit
 6ba3a3d11bc1fb6a3415aa7363062bec1d6ac964 of mikeperry/1.8-next in my
 torbutton remote:
 > However, there appears to be a bug in our SOCKS username+password patch
 that is causing Tor Browser to always send "0" as the password, even
 though the SOCKS password is clearly being updated in the nsIProxyInfo.
 Arthur - can you have a look?

 This turned out to be a bad bug where the proxyInfo was being cached for a
 given URL, even though the username/password had changed. Obviously that's
 very bad for circuit isolation. I've posted a patch here:

 Another bug shows up once my fix is applied: #14866.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/9442#comment:21>
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