Feature #12540

Disable web search in the Unsafe Browser's address bar

Added by anonym about 1 month ago. Updated 10 days ago.

Status:ResolvedStart date:05/15/2017
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Target version:Tails_3.0
QA Check:Pass Blueprint:
Feature Branch:bugfix/12540-disable-search-in-unsafe-browser Easy:
Type of work:Code Affected tool:Unsafe Browser


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
Added by anonym 22 days 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 21 days ago

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


#1 Updated by intrigeri about 1 month ago


#2 Updated by anonym 22 days ago

  • Status changed from Confirmed to In Progress

#3 Updated by anonym 21 days 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 21 days ago

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

#5 Updated by intrigeri 21 days ago

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

#6 Updated by intrigeri 10 days ago

  • Status changed from Fix committed to Resolved

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