[Whonix-devel] [Tails-dev] onion-grater fix Tor control auth cookie authentication even if HashedControlPassword is set

intrigeri intrigeri at boum.org
Tue Oct 16 11:37:43 CEST 2018


Patrick Schleizer:
> https://github.com/Whonix/onion-grater/commit/70e735dae1c15920c356b07fc6aaf4b9589b465a
> Please review and merge.

Code looks OK, quick manual testing in Tails works fine. I'll wait for
my full Tails test suite run to confirm this and then I expect I'll
push this to tails.git today :)

> The more I think about it, perhaps we could abolish DEFAULT_COOKIE_PATH
> = '/run/tor/control.authcookie' altogether?
> [...]
> Then we might be able to simply this and just use authenticate().

No strong opinion here, feel free to send a patch if you feel strongly
about it. Bonus points if the patch has been quickly tested in
a running Tails system.


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