[Full-disclosure] [ GLSA 200506-18 ] Tor: Information disclosure

2005-06-22T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:8931
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-06-22T00:00:00

Description


Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200506-18


                                        http://security.gentoo.org/

Severity: Low Title: Tor: Information disclosure Date: June 21, 2005 Bugs: #96320 ID: 200506-18


Synopsis

A flaw in Tor may allow the disclosure of arbitrary memory portions.

Background

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

Affected packages

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 Package       /  Vulnerable  /                         Unaffected
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1 net-misc/tor < 0.0.9.10 >= 0.0.9.10

Description

A bug in Tor allows attackers to view arbitrary memory contents from an exit server's process space.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit the memory disclosure to gain sensitive information and possibly even private keys.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Tor users should upgrade to the latest available version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-misc/tor-0.0.9.10&quot;

References

[ 1 ] Tor Security Announcement http://archives.seul.org/or/announce/Jun-2005/msg00001.html

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200506-18.xml

Concerns?

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).

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