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Feature #6549

Prevent MAC address leak for non-root users

Added by anonym almost 6 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
12/29/2013
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Feature Branch:
Type of work:
Code
Blueprint:
Starter:
No
Affected tool:

Description

Currently macchanger $INTERFACE can be run by any user to display the real MAC address of $INTERFACE. This info leak should be prevented once we're putting a serious effort into protections when the amnesia user is compromised.


Related issues

Related to Tails - Feature #7072: Research potential for deanonymization by a compromised "amnesia" user Confirmed 06/04/2018

History

#1 Updated by intrigeri almost 6 years ago

  • Type of work changed from Wait to Code

(Rationale: "Wait" makes little sense without anything specific to wait for. A blocker ticket would be more appropriate, if we had one.)

#2 Updated by intrigeri over 5 years ago

  • Related to Feature #7072: Research potential for deanonymization by a compromised "amnesia" user added

#3 Updated by BitingBird almost 5 years ago

  • Category set to Spoof MAC

#4 Updated by BitingBird almost 5 years ago

  • Related to Feature #6453: Protect against fingerprinting via active Wi-Fi networks probing added

#5 Updated by intrigeri almost 5 years ago

  • Category deleted (Spoof MAC)

(This has nothing to do with MAC spoofing, actually.)

#6 Updated by intrigeri almost 5 years ago

  • Related to deleted (Feature #6453: Protect against fingerprinting via active Wi-Fi networks probing)

#7 Updated by BitingBird almost 5 years ago

  • Category set to Spoof MAC

#8 Updated by intrigeri almost 5 years ago

  • Category deleted (Spoof MAC)

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