[tbb-bugs] #19206 [Applications/Tor Browser]: SOCKS isolation should include a process identifier.

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#19206: SOCKS isolation should include a process identifier.
 Reporter:  yawning                   |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  enhancement               |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
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Comment (by yawning):

 Replying to [comment:2 arthuredelstein]:
 > Another possible option would be to use a random string per first-party
 domain (such as a random UUID for the password). That would mean we don't
 have to obtain the PID.

 This would work as well, obtaining enough randomness to ensure collisions
 are unlikely is dirt cheap, and I assume changing the new circuit for site
 behavior to simply re-randomize is easy enough.

 Is there any advantage to this behavior being configurable (beyond

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/19206#comment:4>
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