Debian: DSA-3877-1: tor security update

    Date10 Jun 2017
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It has been discovered that Tor, a connection-based low-latency anonymous communication system, contain a flaw in the hidden service code when receiving a BEGIN_DIR cell on a hidden service rendezvous circuit. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3877-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    June 10, 2017                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tor
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-0376
    Debian Bug     : 864424
    
    It has been discovered that Tor, a connection-based low-latency
    anonymous communication system, contain a flaw in the hidden service
    code when receiving a BEGIN_DIR cell on a hidden service rendezvous
    circuit. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a
    hidden service to crash with an assertion failure (TROVE-2017-005).
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.2.5.14-1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), this problem will be
    fixed in version 0.2.9.11-1~deb9u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.2.9.11-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tor packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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