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Tor: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201301-03 / tor
Release Date January 08, 2013
Latest Revision January 08, 2013: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-misc/tor < 0.2.3.25 >= 0.2.3.25 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #432188, #434882, #444804

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Tor, allowing attackers to cause Denial of Service or obtain sensitive information.

2.  Impact Information

Background

Tor is an implementation of second generation Onion Routing, a connection-oriented anonymizing communication service.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Tor. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or obtain sensitive information.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Tor users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/tor-0.2.3.25"

4.  References



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