Blocklist not updating

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0Confirming on both 10.6 machines (Java Plugin2_NPAPI.plugin) that the staged block https://addons-dev.allizom.org/en-US/firefox/blocked/p81 works using Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0.I can retest the block on 10.7 and 10.5 but it did work the first time it was staged in Comment 10.

I need to know the analogous info for those who have Java Plugin2_NPAPI.plugin instead, to see if there are any adjustments needed for the block.

OK, given this new information, I have staged 2 blocks: https://addons-dev.allizom.org/en-US/firefox/blocked/p83 for Java Applet Plugin.plugin up to version 14.1.0 https://addons-dev.allizom.org/en-US/firefox/blocked/p84 for Java Plugin2_NPAPI.plugin up to version 13.6.0 Please test again and let me know if the block is working now.

Just as another source of information: According to Dr.

Web, 600000 users are already infected now with the Flashback trojan, which spreads through exactly this Java vulnerability: See also https://twitter.com/#!

I'm a little concerned that this code reinvents code already in place for "blocklist-update" in rpcimpl.c.

There's not a C API for that, so possibly (1) this patch could become the C API for that, and the blocklist-update code in rpcimpl.c could be removed and call this patch code instead, or (2) this patch could form a simple JSON request and pass it to tr_rpc_request_exec_json()... ;) Hi Charles, Yeah it's my first time into this source so it's a little bit new for me.

And probably the compressed file should be used instead. Kind regards, Eric Although the blocklist file is over 12 megabytes when not compressed so I would suggest something like a hash file on the transmission server so the client will not fetch the blocklist file when there is no update.

Currently default updating time is 12 hours (minimum). And probably the compressed file should be used instead.

I think we need to weigh the costs and benefits of blocking vs not blocking.

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