X
Tap here to go to the mobile version of the site.

Fóram Tacaíochta

Cuireadh an snáithe seo sa chartlann. Cuir ceist nua má tá cabhair uait.

Does Firefox overwrite the master password on exiting to prevent a cold boot attack?

Postáilte

If on the current Firefox instance the master password was typed in does Firefox overwrite the related memory area on exiting? If not it would be maybe possible to do a cold boot attack here.

If on the current Firefox instance the master password was typed in does Firefox overwrite the related memory area on exiting? If not it would be maybe possible to do a cold boot attack here.

Athraithe ag Sworddragon ar

Tuilleadh mionsonraí faoin chóras

Breiseáin Shuiteáilte

  • Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202

Feidhmchlár

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:25.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/25.0

Tuilleadh Eolais

philipp
  • Top 25 Contributor
  • Moderator
5282 réiteach 23336 freagra

hello Sworddragon, this is a rather specialised subject - and since most of us helpers here are volunteers and normal users like you, we probably won't know the answer to that. you might be better off posting that question/feature request to the mozilla.dev.tech.crypto forum, where it will reach the right people familiar with such a subject.
thank you!

hello Sworddragon, this is a rather specialised subject - and since most of us helpers here are volunteers and normal users like you, we probably won't know the answer to that. you might be better off posting that question/feature request to the [http://www.mozilla.org/about/forums/#dev-tech-crypto mozilla.dev.tech.crypto] forum, where it will reach the right people familiar with such a subject. <br>thank you!
cor-el
  • Top 10 Contributor
  • Moderator
17346 réiteach 156806 freagra

Note that a secure connection is used to connect (login) to the software security device, so it wouldn't be easy to misuse this connection and have access to the passwords.

  • Edit > Preferences > Advanced > Encryption: Certificates > Security Devices: Software Security Device
Note that a secure connection is used to connect (login) to the software security device, so it wouldn't be easy to misuse this connection and have access to the passwords. *Edit > Preferences > Advanced > Encryption: Certificates > Security Devices: Software Security Device