[tor-talk] Firefox DNS leak?

Javantea jvoss at altsci.com
Fri Nov 15 05:30:42 UTC 2013


This is a well-known issue in the security community. You need to go to about:config and set network.proxy.socks_remote_dns to true

This is one reason why people recommend the Tor Browser Bundle. It has this feature set.


-----Original Message-----
Subject: [tor-talk] Firefox DNS leak?
From: grarpamp <grarpamp at gmail.com>
To: tor-talk at lists.torproject.org
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:42:15 -0500

ubuntu 12.0.4 lts updated
ff 25.0 (ubuntu, not tbb)
set proxy all to tor via socks5
set dns proxy socks
surf to stackexchange.com
see udp dns leak via tcpdump

any confirmation / fixes ?
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