[tor-relays] Lots of tor relays send out sequential IP IDs; please fix that!

I beatthebastards at inbox.com
Tue Apr 1 00:34:20 UTC 2014


I don't understand but I really want secure relays.
All my relays are on VPSs running Debian 6/7 64 and I only know enough Linux to get Tor going.
Is being updated enough?
If not would you explain how to remedy the problem you've outlined as it seems quite serious?


> another OS (or a newer version of the one you're using).
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idle_Scan says:
>> The latest versions of Linux, Solaris, OpenBSD, and Windows Vista are
>> not
>> suitable as zombie, since the IPID has been implemented with patches[4]
>> that randomized the IP ID.[1]

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