[tor-dev] reproducible builds for Android tor daemon

teor teor at riseup.net
Fri Sep 13 04:19:14 UTC 2019


> On 12 Sep 2019, at 20:50, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at guardianproject.info> wrote:
> Then that work
> will hopefully be extended into sharing tor between apps, e.g. letting
> Briar, Tor Browser, etc share the tor SOCKS proxy to other apps that
> want to use it. That would happen via Android mechanisms like Intents to
> manage the discovery of SOCKS ports.

It's not always safe to have apps share Tor: a malicious website in one app
can use various caches to discover activity in other apps. And there may
be similar data leaks in other shared data structures or network

How do these data leaks affect your use cases?


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