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

Kyle Williams kyle.kwilliams at
Sat Jan 12 23:40:04 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

I'm using Pidgin 2.3.1 in Windows XP connected to Tor via Socks5 and 
have not seen any DNS request leave my machine when observing traffic 
with Wireshark.

- Kyle

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