[tor-bugs] #18119 [Tor]: .onion domain names can be really short

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#18119: .onion domain names can be really short
 Reporter:  azazar                 |          Owner:
     Type:  enhancement            |         Status:  closed
 Priority:  Medium                 |      Milestone:  Tor: very long term
Component:  Tor                    |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                 |     Resolution:  wontfix
 Keywords:  tor-hs needs-proposal  |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by azazar):

 Replying to [comment:6 dgoulet]:
 > I'll NACK this also. It's true we can improve on the *UI* side like teor
 mentioned but this change makes it baked in tor entering a slippery slope
 of security issues and increasing attacker surface to trick users.

 What kind of security issues? I didn't noticed any.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/18119#comment:12>
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