Commit e70fe116 authored by Sebastian Hahn's avatar Sebastian Hahn
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Consider *ListenAddress when warning about low ports and hibernation

Tas (thanks!) noticed that when *ListenAddress is set, Tor would
still warn on startup when *Port is low and hibernation is active.
The patch parses all the *ListenAddress lines, and checks the
ports. Bugfix on
parent 873faffb
......@@ -2,6 +2,9 @@ Changes in version - 2009-??-??
o Minor bugfixes (on 0.2.0.x):
- Log correct error messages for DNS-related network errors on
- Don't warn users about low port and hibernation mix when they
provide a *ListenAddress directive to fix that. Bugfix on
o Minor bugfixes (on 0.2.1.x):
- When switching back and forth between bridge mode, do not start
......@@ -693,6 +693,9 @@ static int or_state_validate(or_state_t *old_options, or_state_t *options,
static int or_state_load(void);
static int options_init_logs(or_options_t *options, int validate_only);
static int is_listening_on_low_port(uint16_t port_option,
const config_line_t *listen_options);
static uint64_t config_parse_memunit(const char *s, int *ok);
static int config_parse_interval(const char *s, int *ok);
static void init_libevent(void);
......@@ -2617,6 +2620,36 @@ options_init(or_options_t *options)
config_init(&options_format, options);
/* Check if the port number given in <b>port_option</b> in combination with
* the specified port in <b>listen_options</b> will result in Tor actually
* opening a low port (meaning a port lower than 1024). Return 1 if
* it is, or 0 if it isn't or the concept of a low port isn't applicable for
* the platform we're on. */
static int
is_listening_on_low_port(uint16_t port_option,
const config_line_t *listen_options)
return 0; /* No port is too low for windows. */
const config_line_t *l;
uint16_t p;
if (listen_options == NULL) {
if (port_option < 1024) {
return 1;
return 0;
for (l = listen_options; l; l = l->next) {
parse_addr_port(LOG_WARN, l->value, NULL, NULL, &p);
if (p<1024) {
return 1;
return 0;
/** Set all vars in the configuration object <b>options</b> to their default
* values. */
static void
......@@ -3018,17 +3051,18 @@ options_validate(or_options_t *old_options, or_options_t *options,
REJECT("TransPort and TransListenAddress are disabled in this build.");
#ifndef MS_WINDOWS
if (options->AccountingMax &&
(options->DirPort < 1024 || options->ORPort < 1024))
if (options->AccountingMax &&
(is_listening_on_low_port(options->ORPort, options->ORListenAddress) ||
is_listening_on_low_port(options->DirPort, options->DirListenAddress)))
"You have set AccountingMax to use hibernation. You have also "
"chosen a low DirPort or OrPort. This combination can make Tor stop "
"working when it tries to re-attach the port after a period of "
"hibernation. Please choose a different port or turn off "
"hibernation unless you know this combination will work on your "
if (options->ExcludeExitNodes || options->ExcludeNodes) {
options->_ExcludeExitNodesUnion = routerset_new();
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