[tbb-bugs] #17558 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Copying to clipboard is dangerous

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Mon Jan 15 17:32:44 UTC 2018

#17558: Copying to clipboard is dangerous
 Reporter:  cypherpunks               |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  new
 Priority:  High                      |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Major                     |     Resolution:
 Keywords:                            |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by DoctorEww):

 With modern browsers, tor included, javascript can be used to
 automatically manipulate the contents of a clipboard, so users can
 unknowingly/unwillingly copy information that could make them
 identifiable, with this still un-fixed javascript is more dangerous then

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/17558#comment:5>
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