[tbb-bugs] #27016 [Applications/Tor Browser]: TBA: Audit thirdparty picasso

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#27016: TBA: Audit thirdparty picasso
 Reporter:  sysrqb                        |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                        |         Status:  needs_review
 Priority:  Very High                     |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser      |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                        |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-mobile, tbb-proxy-bypass  |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:  #25851                        |         Points:
 Reviewer:                                |        Sponsor:

Comment (by sysrqb):

 Replying to [comment:2 sysrqb]:
 > Replying to [comment:1 sysrqb]:
 > > This library using the `NetworkInfo` via the `ConnectivityManager` for
 deciding how many background threads it should create for processing.
 Higher bandwidth connections result in more threads. The default is 3, so
 this shouldn't be a problem. The library also registers for network change
 events. We'll probably need to change it so we don't require these Android
 > >
 > This doesn't seem like it'll be a problem. Picasso catches missing
 permissions, so that shouldn't be cause a crash.

 I should note here, Picasso watches when "airplane mode" is enabled and
 disabled so it knows when it should retry downloading a file or failing
 (fail if airplane mode is enabled). I'm assuming we can safely keep this,
 for now.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/27016#comment:3>
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