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Feature #12540

Disable web search in the Unsafe Browser's address bar

Added by anonym 4 months ago. Updated 3 months ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Target version:
Start date:
05/15/2017
Due date:
% Done:

100%

QA Check:
Pass
Feature Branch:
bugfix/12540-disable-search-in-unsafe-browser
Type of work:
Code
Blueprint:
Easy:
Affected tool:
Unsafe Browser

Description

Original feature request: https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-support/2017-May/001330.html

The user wants to avoid leaking mistyped URLs to the default search engine (Google) e.g. your LAN's router's IP address.

Implementation: set the pref keyword.enabled = false.

Associated revisions

Revision e43bd809 (diff)
Added by anonym 4 months ago

Unsafe Browser: disable searching in the address bar.

It can result in leaking hosts and credentials to the default search
engine operator.

Will-fix: #12540

Revision dd35289e
Added by intrigeri 4 months ago

Merge branch 'bugfix/12540-disable-search-in-unsafe-browser' into testing (Fix-committed: #12540, #10253, #12573)

History

#1 Updated by intrigeri 4 months ago

Agreed.

#2 Updated by anonym 4 months ago

  • Status changed from Confirmed to In Progress

#3 Updated by anonym 4 months ago

  • Assignee changed from anonym to intrigeri
  • Target version set to Tails_3.0
  • % Done changed from 0 to 50
  • QA Check set to Ready for QA
  • Feature Branch set to bugfix/12540-disable-search-in-unsafe-browser
  • Type of work changed from Discuss to Code

Solving this at the same time as #12573. Please reveiew'n'merge into testing!

#4 Updated by intrigeri 4 months ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Fix committed
  • % Done changed from 50 to 100

#5 Updated by intrigeri 4 months ago

  • Assignee deleted (intrigeri)
  • QA Check changed from Ready for QA to Pass

#6 Updated by intrigeri 3 months ago

  • Status changed from Fix committed to Resolved

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