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[GLSA-200506-18] Tor: Information disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tor: Information disclosure

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-18
(Tor: Information disclosure)


A bug in Tor permits 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.

References:
http://archives.seul.org/or/announce/Jun-2005/msg00001.html


Solution:
All Tor users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/tor-0.0.9.10"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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