Mageia 2023-0017: tor security update | LinuxSecurity.com
MGASA-2023-0017 - Updated tor packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 24 Jan 2023
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2023-0017.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2023-23589

SafeSocks option in Tor before 0.4.7.13 has a logic error in which the
unsafe SOCKS4 protocol can be used but not the safe SOCKS4a protocol, aka
TROVE-2022-002. (CVE-2023-23589)

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=31414
- https://forum.torproject.net/t/stable-release-0-4-5-16-and-0-4-7-13/6216
- https://www.debian.org/security/2023/dsa-5320
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2023-23589

SRPMS:
- 8/core/tor-0.4.5.16-1.mga8

Mageia 2023-0017: tor security update

SafeSocks option in Tor before 0.4.7.13 has a logic error in which the unsafe SOCKS4 protocol can be used but not the safe SOCKS4a protocol, aka TROVE-2022-002

Summary

SafeSocks option in Tor before 0.4.7.13 has a logic error in which the unsafe SOCKS4 protocol can be used but not the safe SOCKS4a protocol, aka TROVE-2022-002. (CVE-2023-23589)

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=31414

- https://forum.torproject.net/t/stable-release-0-4-5-16-and-0-4-7-13/6216

- https://www.debian.org/security/2023/dsa-5320

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2023-23589

Resolution

MGASA-2023-0017 - Updated tor packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 8/core/tor-0.4.5.16-1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 24 Jan 2023
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2023-0017.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2023-23589

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