Pidgin and Gajim are both DNS-leaking, what IM-tool for Jabber are you using?

Noiano noiano at
Thu Jan 10 18:10:14 UTC 2008

kazaam wrote:
> Hi,
> I tested today Pidgin and Gajim for DNS-leaking and found that both are doing it. In Both you can't circumvent it. Even when using a http-proxy they still resolve the dns by themselves not using the proxy. What is your preferred IM-application for jabber?
> greets
Same thing using psi v 0.11...that's what the log says:

> Jan 10 19:08:15.038 [Warning] Your application (using socks5 on port
> 5222) is giving Tor only an IP address. Applications that do DNS
> resolves themselves may leak information. Consider using Socks4A (e.g.
> via privoxy or socat) instead. For more information, please see

Any ideas?


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