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Google Chrome 188.8.131.52 leaks DNS data queries outsitde of proxy if dns pre-fetching is enabled
From: nixlists <nixmlists () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 20:45:12 +0000
Google Chrome 184.108.40.206 has DNS pre-fetching feature enabled by
default. If a user is using Chrome with a proxy, the DNS queries must
go through the proxy by design, but with the DNS pre-fetching enabled
they are still sent to the system's configured DNS cache.
This seems also true for the SOCKS proxy in Chromium regardless of
whether DNS pre-fetching is enabled or not as shown here:
I have not verified the SOCKS proxy issue.
This presents a serious risk for the users of the services such as
Tor, as their DNS data and the little anonymity they have with tor is
leaked outside and in the clear.
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