[tor-talk] Operating system updates / software installation behind Tor Transparent Proxy

Andreas Krey a.krey at gmx.de
Sat Mar 3 14:36:33 UTC 2012

On Sat, 03 Mar 2012 15:00:51 +0000, Maxim Kammerer wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 10:33,  <proper at secure-mail.biz> wrote:
> > The transparently proxied operating system does not know it's real external IP, only it's Tor exit IP. And can therefore never leak it's real external IP.
> I see this claim made all the time ? is it actually true? Is Tor
> designed to withstand active attacks where Torified applications try
> to discover the real IP?

No, this specific setup is. Applications run in a VM that has the
address or the like, thus there is no 'real IP' that
any code running within the VM could discover.


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800

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