[Pkg-privacy-maintainers] Bug#835479: Doesn't start with tor profile in enforce mode

Julian Andres Klode jak at debian.org
Tue Sep 13 07:54:04 UTC 2016

On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 11:16:45AM +0200, intrigeri wrote:
> Hi,
> Guido Günther:
> > torbrowser-launcher would not start with
> > '/home/*/.local/share/torbrowser/tbb/{i686,x86_64}/tor-browser_*/{Browser/TorBrowser/,}Tor/tor'
> > set to enforce mode. I get the "Tor launcher" "Tor exited during
> > startup..." dialog. Restarting doesn't help but setting the above
> > profile to complain mode does the trick (note that
> FWIW I don't use the bundled tor so don't count on me to help maintain
> this profile. It might be that the sanest solution at this point is to
> stop including it in the Debian package? Confining the browser itself
> is what matters most IMO, so I'd rather focus our efforts there :)

It's simple to fix, add:

  owner @{HOME}/.local/share/torbrowser/tbb/{i686,x86_64}/tor-browser_*/{Browser/TorBrowser/,}Data/Tor/ r,

(we only had permissions for Tor/* before).

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