[tor-bugs] #9170 [Flashproxy]: Don't log IP addresses by default in flashproxy.js

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Wed Jul 31 00:25:46 UTC 2013

#9170: Don't log IP addresses by default in flashproxy.js
    Reporter:  dcf         |       Owner:  dcf   
        Type:  defect      |      Status:  closed
    Priority:  major       |   Milestone:        
   Component:  Flashproxy  |     Version:        
  Resolution:  fixed       |    Keywords:        
      Parent:              |      Points:        
Actualpoints:              |  
Changes (by dcf):

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


 Replying to [comment:3 arlolra]:
 > Replying to [comment:2 dcf]:
 > Made the requested revisions and updated the patch.
 > > Did you find any other places where a client address could be logged?
 > I looked through all the `puts()`. There were three error conditions
 worth scrubbing, though that may hinder bug reports.
 > Not sure if you want to try and mitigate it but if Xhr logging is
 enabled in the console then a lot of this info is visible. It may be worth
 changing the facilitator polling method from GET to POST to avoid the
 query string parameters.
 > "Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at
 ws://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:xxxx/." can probably be caught and safely discarded.

 I think this is adequate. Merged now.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/9170#comment:4>
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