[tbb-bugs] #16328 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Alter/Disable MediaDevices.enumerateDevices

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#16328: Alter/Disable MediaDevices.enumerateDevices
 Reporter:  mikeperry                            |          Owner:  tbb-
     Type:  defect                               |  team
 Priority:  Medium                               |         Status:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |  needs_review
 Severity:  Normal                               |      Milestone:
 Keywords:  ff45-esr, tbb-fingerprinting,        |        Version:
  tbb-6.0a5, TorBrowserTeam201604                |     Resolution:
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Changes (by gk):

 * status:  new => needs_review


 Replying to [comment:5 mcs]:
 > One stop-gap measure would be to disable this feature via pref. It looks
 like everything is controlled by the Navigator::HasUserMediaSupport()
 function whose implementation is:
 > {{{
 >   return Preferences::GetBool("media.navigator.enabled", false) ||
 >          Preferences::GetBool("media.peerconnection.enabled", false);
 > }}}
 > so we could set media.navigator.enabled=false (we already set

 Yes, correct. bug_16328 (https://gitweb.torproject.org/user/gk/tor-
 browser.git/commit/?h=bug_16328) has that fix for review.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/16328#comment:8>
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