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Flash vulnerable

Post#1 by qbicdesign » 20 Jan 2015, 10:41

I'm running porteus kiosk 3.2.0 with flash plugin enabled (not legacy).
Browsing is limited to a single domain, and one of the pages uses Flash (which can't be avoided).
Firefox is set to restart after 10 minutes of inactivity.
After a short time the kiosk throws a grey page with "Flash plugin is vulnerable and should be updated". Below the text is an "update now" link.
On clicking the link, all you get is a blank white page, which is expected since the flash update page is not whitelisted.
When the browser is on the error page or the white screen, the browser restart does not happen.

Is it possible to force my kiosk to ignore the update?
Will using legacy flash plugin resolve this issue?

Can this method be integrated into Porteus Kiosk by default:
https://support.mozilla.org/et/questions/949746
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Re: Flash vulnerable

Post#2 by fanthom » 20 Jan 2015, 11:37

hi qbicdesign,

please remaster ISO as per kiosk documentation and add following parameter to 003-settings.xzm/home/guest/.mozilla/firefox/c3pp43bg.default/prefs.js:

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user_pref("extensions.blocklist.enabled", false);
or wait as i'm going to resping 3.2.0 ISO today and insert this setting by default.
i'm sure it will solve a lot of headaches for other kiosk users.

thanks a lot for sharing!
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Re: Flash vulnerable

Post#3 by qbicdesign » 21 Jan 2015, 08:43

I'll wait for the update!
Thanks so much for adding this.

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Re: Flash vulnerable

Post#4 by fanthom » 21 Jan 2015, 09:41

its already updated:
https://twitter.com/PorteusKiosk/status ... 4619877376

please join Porteus Kiosk Twitter channel if you want to get latest news from the project.

thanks
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Re: Flash vulnerable

Post#5 by qbicdesign » 22 Jan 2015, 07:18

Super! Thanks!

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