[HTTPS-Everywhere] HTTPS Everywhere firefox crash mystery
yan at eff.org
Tue Jun 24 11:09:31 PDT 2014
Please test out this version with SSL Obs. on and check if there's
crashes: https://www.eff.org/files/https-everywhere-3.5.1~pre.xpi. If
not, it'll be released as 3.5.2.
(It's 3.5.1 with SSL Obs. reverted to 3.4.5)
* Ruleset fixes to Mozilla, PCWorld, MacWorld, Google Books, 4chan
blog, BuzzFeed, BBC, googlecode, TechDirt, Wikia, Technology Review,
Google Translate, CDT, Science Direct
* Fix rulesets.sqlite path, allowing global installation (Github #255)
On 06/18/2014 05:18 PM, Bill Phillips wrote:
> Yes. That seems to work. So far, at least.
> I recall there were problems WRT the observatory a while back. Don't
> recall the details, however.
> Well, time will tell.
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 10:18 AM, Yan Zhu <yan at eff.org
> <mailto:yan at eff.org>> wrote:
> Update: several people have said that the crashes stop after disabling
> SSL Observatory.
> On 06/17/2014 10:24 PM, Yan Zhu wrote:
> > Yan Zhu:
> >> Recently we've been getting a lot of bug reports about HTTPS
> >> linked to Firefox crashes:
> >> * https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=999434
> >> * https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/11700
> >> * https://github.com/EFForg/https-everywhere/issues/262
> >> I seem to see this happen infrequently when I use the stable release
> >> (3.5.1) but haven't encountered it in the development release
> >> (4.0dev.17), although others have. It's worth noting that some people
> >> are reporting crashes every day.
> >> This is at the top of my to-do list for the next release, but since I
> >> can't repro this bug myself, I was wondering if most people here are
> >> seeing this happen. In particular, it would help to know:
> >> * Whether it happens on 4.0dev.15 or later development releases.
> > Also, whether it happens on 4.0dev.14 or earlier. :)
> > FWIW, these reports started in mid-to-late April, which is around when
> > 3.5 was released. I'm fairly sure that it was caused by something
> in the
> > huge upgrade between 3.4.5 and 3.5 (diff-minus-rulesets here:
> > https://bug999434.bugzilla.mozilla.org/attachment.cgi?id=8441689).
> > Given that 3.5 is basically the same as the recent 4.0development
> > releases except for a smaller ruleset library, I would expect the
> > to be in at least 4.0development.15, 16, and 17. It was likely not
> > reported earlier because we simply don't have enough users on the
> > development branch.
> > The transition from 4.0dev.14 to 4.0dev.15 was significant because we
> > switched to a sqlite db for storing the rulesets. So if the issue
> is in
> > 4.0dev.14 but not 4.0dev.15, that suggests it's related to the sqlite
> > migration.
> >> * Whether it happens in the Tor Browser Bundle.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Yan
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> Yan Zhu <yan at eff.org <mailto:yan at eff.org>>, <yan at torproject.org
> <mailto:yan at torproject.org>>
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