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Feature #9569

Feature #5451: Protect against external bus exploitation

Research available protections against rogue USB devices

Added by intrigeri over 4 years ago. Updated 9 months ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
06/13/2015
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Feature Branch:
Type of work:
Research
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Starter:
Affected tool:

Description

By "rogue USB" here we refer, for example, to the BadUSB attack described by SRLabs in https://srlabs.de/badusb and that can spread malicious firmware across USB peripherals.


Related issues

Related to Tails - Feature #5684: Screen locker Resolved 12/03/2014
Related to Tails - Bug #15767: Inserting encrypted USB drive does not prompt for decryption Confirmed 08/06/2018
Related to Tails - Feature #15900: Consider mounting external drives automatically (enable automount) Confirmed 09/02/2018
Duplicated by Tails - Feature #8989: Prompt before activating non-storage USB devices plugged after login Duplicate 03/01/2015

History

#1 Updated by intrigeri over 4 years ago

#2 Updated by intrigeri over 4 years ago

  • Related to Feature #5451: Protect against external bus exploitation added

#3 Updated by sajolida over 4 years ago

What do you mean by "rogue USB devices" here?

#4 Updated by sajolida over 4 years ago

Found an answer already.

#5 Updated by sajolida over 4 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#6 Updated by intrigeri over 4 years ago

  • Related to Feature #8989: Prompt before activating non-storage USB devices plugged after login added

#7 Updated by intrigeri over 4 years ago

  • Related to deleted (Feature #8989: Prompt before activating non-storage USB devices plugged after login)

#8 Updated by intrigeri over 4 years ago

  • Duplicated by Feature #8989: Prompt before activating non-storage USB devices plugged after login added

#9 Updated by intrigeri over 2 years ago

  • Related to deleted (Feature #5451: Protect against external bus exploitation)

#10 Updated by intrigeri over 2 years ago

  • Parent task set to #5451

#11 Updated by intrigeri over 2 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#12 Updated by muri 10 months ago

intrigeri wrote:

for the record: there is ongoing work to include usbguard protection in gnome3: https://ryuzakikk.github.io/gnome/internship-preparation/ & https://ryuzakikk.github.io/gnome/internship-update-1/

#13 Updated by sajolida 9 months ago

  • Related to Bug #15767: Inserting encrypted USB drive does not prompt for decryption added

#14 Updated by sajolida 9 months ago

  • Related to Feature #15900: Consider mounting external drives automatically (enable automount) added

#15 Updated by sajolida 9 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#16 Updated by intrigeri 9 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)

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