Bug in Wget passes user's real IP even with proxy use (Tor)


2 months ago
Bug in Wget passes user's real IP even with proxy use (such as Tor/TAILS)

"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)."


- Comment @ Reddit:
https://www.reddit.com/r/TOR/comments/3 ... 30/cu6yzv5
https://archive.is/3YYo0

- Original discovery of bug @ lists.gnu.org:
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug- ... 00020.html
https://archive.is/Ah3Pg

- Reported to TAILS project development list (tails-dev):
https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tail ... 09370.html
https://archive.is/nPi5h

- First response @ tails-dev
https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tail ... 09383.html
https://archive.is/derHC

- Wget: What is it?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wget

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