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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2005 8:27 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200506-18 ] Tor: Information disclosure Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Tor: Information disclosure (GLSA 200506-18)
Severity: low
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 21, 2005
Updated: May 22, 2006
Bug(s): #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

Package: net-misc/tor
Vulnerable: < 0.0.9.10
Unaffected: >= 0.0.9.10
Architectures: All supported architectures


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:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/tor-0.0.9.10"


References

Tor Security Announcement
CVE-2005-2050


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