[tbb-bugs] #19995 [Applications/Tor Browser]: New Identity does not clear HSTS state anymore

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#19995: New Identity does not clear HSTS state anymore
 Reporter:  gk                                   |          Owner:  tbb-
                                                 |  team
     Type:  defect                               |         Status:  closed
 Priority:  Medium                               |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:  fixed
 Keywords:  tbb-newnym, tbb-torbutton,           |  Actual Points:
  GeorgKoppen201608, TorBrowserTeam201608R       |
Parent ID:                                       |         Points:
 Reviewer:                                       |        Sponsor:
Changes (by gk):

 * status:  needs_review => closed
 * resolution:   => fixed


 Replying to [comment:3 mcs]:
 > Replying to [comment:1 gk]:
 > > While working on the design document I stumbled over #18589 again and
 after looking at it a bit at least the `NEWNYM` issue seemed trivially to
 fix. A patch is in my bug_19995_v2
 > This patch looks good to me.
 > I don't know the answers to the questions raised on comment:2, but it
 does seem like no data should be written to SiteSecurityServiceState.txt
 when in PBM or, as suggested by bugzilla, Mozilla should treat a browser
 exit as an exit from PBM.

 We have #18589 for fixing the underlying problem and that should be
 something for uplifting then, yes. Fixed on maser (commit
 6dc853740b0e2be39f17b1a1857f2610de42548c) and maint-1.9.5 (commit

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/19995#comment:4>
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