openSUSE Security Update: Security update for tor
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2021:0334-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1178741 
Affected Products:
                    openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP2
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   An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.

Description:

   This update for tor fixes the following issues:

   tor was updated to 0.4.5.6:

   *
   https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-announce/2021-February/000214.ht
     ml
   * Introduce a new MetricsPort HTTP interface
   * Support IPv6 in the torrc Address option
   * Add event-tracing library support for USDT and LTTng-UST
   * Try to read N of N bytes on a TLS connection

   tor was updated to 0.4.4.7:

   * https://blog.torproject.org/node/1990
   * Stop requiring a live consensus for v3 clients and services
   * Re-entry into the network is now denied at the Exit level
   * Fix undefined behavior on our Keccak library
   * Strip '\r' characters when reading text files on Unix platforms
   * Handle partial SOCKS5 messages correctly

   * Check channels+circuits on relays more thoroughly (TROVE-2020-005,
     boo#1178741)

   This update was imported from the openSUSE:Leap:15.2:Update update project.


Patch Instructions:

   To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2021-334=1



Package List:

   - openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      tor-0.4.5.6-bp152.2.6.1


References:

   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1178741