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Feature #5547

Feature #5451: Protect against external bus exploitation

Deactivate PCMCIA, ExpressCard and FireWire if unused after 5 minutes

Added by Tails almost 6 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Type of work:
Code
Blueprint:
Starter:
No
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Description

De-activate PCMCIA, ExpressCard, FireWire and Bluetooth, on systems that don't have any such devices plugged in after running for 5 minutes.


Related issues

Related to Tails - Feature #5751: Support Bluetooth when it's used at boot Rejected
Related to Tails - Feature #5631: Disable PCMCIA when unused at boot Confirmed
Related to Tails - Feature #5828: Disable ExpressCard when it's unused at boot Confirmed
Related to Tails - Feature #5463: Support Thunderbolt in a security-conscious way Rejected
Related to Tails - Feature #10801: Make bluetooth opt-in in the Greeter Confirmed 12/29/2015
Blocks Tails - Feature #5336: Test protection against external bus memory forensics Confirmed
Blocks Tails - Feature #5580: Document protection against external bus memory forensics Confirmed

History

#1 Updated by Tails almost 6 years ago

  • Parent task set to #5451

#2 Updated by intrigeri about 5 years ago

  • Blocks Feature #5336: Test protection against external bus memory forensics added

#3 Updated by intrigeri about 5 years ago

  • Blocks Feature #5580: Document protection against external bus memory forensics added

#4 Updated by BitingBird about 5 years ago

  • Subject changed from deactivate pcmcia expresscard firewire and bluetooth after 5 minutes to Deactivate pcmcia expresscard firewire and bluetooth after 5 minutes
  • Description updated (diff)
  • Starter set to No

#5 Updated by intrigeri about 5 years ago

  • Subject changed from Deactivate pcmcia expresscard firewire and bluetooth after 5 minutes to Deactivate PCMCIA, ExpressCard, FireWire and Bluetooth after 5 minutes

#6 Updated by intrigeri about 5 years ago

  • Subject changed from Deactivate PCMCIA, ExpressCard, FireWire and Bluetooth after 5 minutes to Deactivate PCMCIA, ExpressCard, FireWire and Bluetooth if unused after 5 minutes

#7 Updated by BitingBird over 4 years ago

  • Related to Feature #5751: Support Bluetooth when it's used at boot added

#8 Updated by BitingBird over 4 years ago

  • Related to Feature #5631: Disable PCMCIA when unused at boot added

#9 Updated by BitingBird over 4 years ago

  • Related to Feature #5828: Disable ExpressCard when it's unused at boot added

#10 Updated by BitingBird over 4 years ago

  • Related to Feature #5463: Support Thunderbolt in a security-conscious way added

#11 Updated by u over 3 years ago

  • Subject changed from Deactivate PCMCIA, ExpressCard, FireWire and Bluetooth if unused after 5 minutes to Deactivate PCMCIA, ExpressCard and FireWire if unused after 5 minutes

Bluetooth should be manually activated in the Greeter if users want to use it.

#12 Updated by u over 3 years ago

  • Related to Feature #10801: Make bluetooth opt-in in the Greeter added

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