[Whonix-devel] Security Advisory: Firefox exploit found in the wild
Whonix | Privacy and Anonymity OS
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Sat Aug 8 17:16:59 CEST 2015
You are advices to set configure the following setting in Tor Browser in Whonix:
Edit -> Preferences -> Applications ->Portable Document Format (PDF) -> Save File
You are advices to update as soon as updates are available. This blog post will be updated as new information come in.
(Do that same with Firefox / Iceweasel if you are using that elsewhere.)
Problem description at Mozilla Firefox blog:
Impact in Whonix:
- Unless you were using AppArmor, local files within the VM would be accessible.
- Tor Browser
Tor Browser upstream Bug report:
Whonix forum discussion:
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