Tor: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201110-13

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Tor, the most severe of which may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

net-misc/tor on all architectures
Affected versions < 0.2.1.30
Unaffected versions >= 0.2.1.30

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 unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Tor process or create a Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Tor users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/tor-0.2.1.30"
 

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since April 2, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

References

Release Date
October 18, 2011

Latest Revision
October 18, 2011: 1

Severity
high

Exploitable
remote

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