Commit 7dbcd74a authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers

Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/stable' into stable

parents e9e080f2 c1fd4f97
......@@ -15,7 +15,15 @@ TEXTDOMAIN="tails"
show_notification() {
until pgrep gnome-panel >/dev/null; do
# We must wait until all the facilities necessary for showing the
# notification to the Live user is available to prevent it from
# getting lost.
# Note: We pgrep for notification-daemon's full command because
# otherwise pgrep will look at the process name, which seems to be
# cropped to 15 chars, i.e. "notification-da". Also, we probably
# do not want to get mixed up with "gdu-notification-daemon".
until pgrep gnome-panel >/dev/null && \
pgrep --full /usr/lib/notification-daemon/notification-daemon >/dev/null; do
sleep 1
/usr/local/sbin/tails-notify-user "${1}" "${2}" 0
......@@ -55,8 +63,8 @@ mac_spoof_panic() {
echo "blacklist ${module}" >> /etc/modprobe.d/"${module}"-blacklist.conf
unload_module_and_rev_deps "${module}" || :
if nic_exists "${nic}"; then
service network-manager stop
log "Failed to unload module ${module} of NIC ${nic}. Stopping NetworkManager."
service network-manager stop
notify_panic_failure "${nic}" "${nic_name}" &
log "Successfully unloaded module ${module} of NIC ${nic}."
......@@ -68,7 +76,7 @@ spoof_mac() {
local msg
if ! msg=$(macchanger -e "${1}" 2>&1); then
log "macchanger failed for NIC ${1}, returned ${?} and said: ${msg}"
exit 1
return 1
......@@ -95,7 +103,12 @@ OLD_MAC="$(get_current_mac_of_nic "${NIC}")"
# real MAC address at each occasion but actually leaking the real MAC
# address will be more serious in practice.
for i in 1 2 3; do
spoof_mac "${NIC}" || :
if ! spoof_mac "${NIC}"; then
# If our MAC spoofing primitive fails, we fail safe by forcing
# us to enter into panic mode.
unset NEW_MAC
NEW_MAC="$(get_current_mac_of_nic "${NIC}")"
if [ "${OLD_MAC}" != "${NEW_MAC}" ]; then
......@@ -113,8 +126,8 @@ then
# If mac_spoof_panic() fails we're quite screwed, so we kill
# NetworkManager without notification to do our best to
# prevent a MAC address leak.
service network-manager stop
log "Panic mode failed for NIC ${NIC}. Killing NetworkManager."
service network-manager stop
exit 1
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