Gentoo: GLSA-202003-50: Tor: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date25 Mar 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Tor, the worst of which could allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202003-50
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     Severity: Low
        Title: Tor: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: March 25, 2020
         Bugs: #713238
           ID: 202003-50
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Tor, the worst of which could
    allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Tor is an implementation of second generation Onion Routing, a
    connection-oriented anonymizing communication service.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  net-vpn/tor                 < 0.4.2.7                *>= 0.4.1.9
                                                              *>= 0.4.2.7
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Tor, and tor. Please
    review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All Tor 0.4.1.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-vpn/tor-0.4.1.9"
    
    All Tor 0.4.2.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-vpn/tor-0.4.2.7"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2020-10592
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-10592
    [ 2 ] CVE-2020-10593
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-10593
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-50
    
    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
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
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    Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    
    

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