OpenConnect & Firefox in Ubuntu Linux

Ben Kietzman ben at
Thu Jan 19 12:04:21 EST 2012


Yes, and I don't know why that didn't dawn on me before.  Our
corporate VPN requires it so I have to use it.  I have read about
setting up a wrapper script that establishes a chroot in which the
trojan can run.  I will do some research on that.

Ben Kietzman
ben at

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 6:26 AM, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-01-18 at 20:32 -0600, Ben Kietzman wrote:
>> Doing the split tunneling did not help, but I did find out some
>> interesting information.  I was watching the Firefox profile
>> directories and files.  I noticed that the Firefox profile directory
>> (ex:  /home/ben/.mozilla/firefox/e1mljmbg.default) kept getting wiped
>> out every time I established an OpenConnect VPN connection.  The
>> directory itself remains, but it was emptied of all content.
> Are you using the Cisco Secure Desktop nonsense? If so, you're letting
> the server run some arbitrary Cisco-provided trojan on your machine.
> That would be my first place to look...
> --
> dwmw2

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