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    openSUSE: 2021:0334-1 moderate: tor

    Date 23 Feb 2021
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.
    
       openSUSE Security Update: Security update for tor
    ______________________________________________________________________________
    
    Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2021:0334-1
    Rating:             moderate
    References:         #1178741 
    Affected Products:
                        openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP2
    ______________________________________________________________________________
    
       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
    

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