how it is affecting Tails:
This vulnerability will be fixed in Tails 5.1 (May 31), but our team doesn't have the capacity to publish an emergency release earlier.
A warning about this security vulnerability is displayed during system start.
By that we make sure all Tails user are well informed.
@tails is this the official Tails account? I like to interview people from the tech/privacy field for my blog
no, not an official account.
The corresponding ticket about it is here: https://gitlab.tails.boum.org/tails/tails/-/issues/17092
Should I ask someone from the dev team if they like to have an interview with you?
Otherwise you could also reach them very well through the following email list:
@chpietsch oh, good to know, I am eagerly awaiting the TAILS update.
I think there's a separate issue going on with network health that's related to the recent Tor Browser release that enables congestion control, it's shifting traffic around and things are SLOW right now. I have at least 1 friend who uses Tor a lot who's also noticed.
but I'm also not 100% convinced it's not just some weird problem with the router I just swapped in a couple weeks ago, its firmware is a bit creaky.
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