MGASA-2021-0426 - Updated tor packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 23 Sep 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0426.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-38385

Henry de Valence reported a flaw in the signature verification code in Tor,
a connection-based low-latency anonymous communication system. A remote
attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause an assertion failure,
resulting in denial of service.

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29377
- https://blog.torproject.org/node/2062
- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/PMWWIBVBPI5X7QIC5VO3NJURIXL33ROT/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-38385

SRPMS:
- 8/core/tor-0.3.5.16-1.mga8