openSUSE Security Update: Security update for tor
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2021:1178-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1189489 
Cross-References:   CVE-2021-38385
Affected Products:
                    openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP2
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for tor fixes the following issues:

   tor 0.4.6.7:

   * Fix a DoS via a remotely triggerable assertion failure (boo#1189489,
     TROVE-2021-007, CVE-2021-38385)

   tor 0.4.6.6:

   * Fix a compilation error with gcc 7, drop tor-0.4.6.5-gcc7.patch
   * Enable the deterministic RNG for unit tests that covers the address set
     bloomfilter-based API's

   tor 0.4.6.5

   * Add controller support for creating v3 onion services with client auth
   * When voting on a relay with a Sybil-like appearance, add the Sybil flag
     when clearing out the other flags. This lets a relay
     operator know why their relay hasn't been included in the consensus
   * Relays now report how overloaded they are
   * Add a new DoS subsystem to control the rate of client connections for
     relays
   * Relays now publish statistics about v3 onions services
   * Improve circuit timeout algorithm for client performance

   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-2021-1178=1



Package List:

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

      tor-0.4.6.7-bp152.2.15.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-38385.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1189489