Linux Security
    Linux Security
    Linux Security

    Debian: DSA-4183-1: tor security update

    Date 28 Apr 2018
    3732
    Posted By Anthony Pell
    It has been discovered that Tor, a connection-based low-latency anonymous communication system, contains a protocol-list handling bug that could be used to remotely crash directory authorities with a null-pointer exception (TROVE-2018-001).
    
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4183-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    April 28, 2018                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Package        : tor
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-0490
    
    It has been discovered that Tor, a connection-based low-latency
    anonymous communication system, contains a protocol-list handling bug
    that could be used to remotely crash directory authorities with a
    null-pointer exception (TROVE-2018-001).
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.2.9.15-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tor packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of tor please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/tor
    
    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/
    
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    

    Advisories

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    'Tis the season of giving! How have you given back to the open-source community?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /main-polls/49-tis-the-season-of-giving-how-have-you-given-back-to-the-open-source-community?task=poll.vote&format=json
    49
    radio
    [{"id":"171","title":"I've contributed to the development of an open-source project.","votes":"11","type":"x","order":"1","pct":34.38,"resources":[]},{"id":"172","title":"I've reviewed open-source code for security bugs.","votes":"6","type":"x","order":"2","pct":18.75,"resources":[]},{"id":"173","title":"I've made a donation to an open-source project.","votes":"15","type":"x","order":"3","pct":46.88,"resources":[]}] ["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"] ["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"] 350

    Please vote first in order to view vote results.


    VIEW MORE POLLS

    bottom 200

    Please enable / Bitte aktiviere JavaScript!
    Veuillez activer / Por favor activa el Javascript![ ? ]

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.