[tor-dev] Help hacking Mumble

Andrew F andrewfriedman101 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 31 22:17:54 UTC 2014

Matt, have you gotten any response?

On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 10:01 PM, Matt <matt at pagan.io> wrote:

> If you're into C++ or Qt, we could use some help. Mumble[0] is a free
> software VoIP application that various people have had success
> using with Tor. One problem using Mumble with Tor is that Mumble
> doesn't abide by the native proxy settings when looking up Mumble
> servers[1]. When using a Tor router device or Torsocks, the DNS
> requests are just dropped. When using the native proxy settings, the
> DNS requests still get sent out to the local ISP, not through the
> proxy.
> The desired outcome is that if a SOCKS5 proxy is set, DNS requests get
> sent through the SOCKS5 proxy. The proxy is set as g.s.ptProxyType, and
> gets set when main.cpp calls NetworkConfig::SetupProxy(), which in turn
> uses QNetworkProxy::setApplicationProxy.
> The window that makes these DNS requests is ConnectDialog.cpp, but
> you'll want to look at Cert.cpp as well.
> I submitted a pull request[2] that allows users to completely turn off
> automatic UDP and DNS traffic sent out to the big list of public Mumble
> Servers. This does not stop the automatic DNS traffic that gets sent to
> servers on the Favorite servers list though, which is where any
> private servers you might want to connect to would be.
> Getting this fixed would be great for Tor because it would make VoIP
> over Tor easier and safer for people on all platforms. Please help!
> [0]: http://mumble.info
> [1]: https://github.com/mumble-voip/mumble/issues/1033
> [2]: https://github.com/mumble-voip/mumble/pull/1128
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