[tbb-bugs] #16617 [Tor Browser]: Potential security hole du to cache policy

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#16617: Potential security hole du to cache policy
     Reporter:  gojul        |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect       |     Status:  needs_information
     Priority:  normal       |  Milestone:
    Component:  Tor Browser  |    Version:
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Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:2 gojul]:
 > By looking at the content of the files (there can be HTML and so on) and
 deducing which websites were actually visited.

 Who is looking and where? Note that Tor Browser is not defending against
 an attacker who has access to your computer. Moreover, Tor Browser is
 disabling the on disk cache. How should the attack work you have in mind?

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/16617#comment:3>
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