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Bug in Wget passes user's real IP even with proxy use (such as Tor/TAILS)
Posted by Anonymous on Tue 18th Aug 2015 18:03
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  1. Bug in Wget passes user's real IP even with proxy use (such as Tor/TAILS)
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  3. "Just FYI, it appears there is a bug in wget while using a proxy that allows wget to be forced to use the FTP port and thereby unmask the user's IP (normal usage) or at least leak the user's network adapter IP (in TAILS)."
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  5. - Comment @ Reddit:
  6. https://www.reddit.com/r/TOR/comments/3hc02l/how_can_i_download_webm_videos_longer_than_30/cu6yzv5
  7. https://archive.is/3YYo0
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  9. - Original discovery of bug @ lists.gnu.org:
  10. https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-wget/2015-08/msg00020.html
  11. https://archive.is/Ah3Pg
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  13. - Reported to TAILS project development list (tails-dev):
  14. https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2015-August/009370.html
  15. https://archive.is/nPi5h
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  17. - First response @ tails-dev
  18. https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2015-August/009383.html
  19. https://archive.is/derHC
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  21. - Wget: What is it?
  22. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wget

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