[tor-talk] OpenSSL library does not load unless bridges are used

Roger Dingledine arma at mit.edu
Sat May 19 02:23:56 UTC 2012

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 01:46:49AM -0000, ming at tormail.org wrote:
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> () Example A/Notations/Questions and fact: The OpenSSL library is not loaded in Vidalia's Message
> Log.

Sounds like https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/4834

Looks like nobody's going to fix it anytime soon unless somebody
here helps. :)

> (?)4. Strange "rediscovery" of known bridges, appearing as "new bridge descriptor 'name' (fresh)"
>    but they were manually imported through Vidalia and shown within the Message Log earlier as
>    a Learned Fingerprint and a 'name' (cached). If the TBB session remains active for several
>    hours, these manually entered bridges continue to repeat being discovered as (fresh)!
>    Is this a bridge poisoning attack?

No, your Tor refetches bridge descriptors periodically since it's
cheap and in case they change.


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