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Secunia Security Advisory 46472

Secunia Security Advisory 46472
Posted Oct 21, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for tor. This fixes a weakness and multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a user's system.

tags | advisory, denial of service, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
SHA-256 | 1350318873256e37be08e7a2a7048927e168afb7032b908b1b1cc084a05cc4c7

Secunia Security Advisory 46472

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for tor

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46472

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46472/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46472

RELEASE DATE:
2011-10-21

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46472/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46472/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46472

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for tor. This fixes a weakness and
multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local
users to disclose potentially sensitive information and by malicious
people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise
a user's system.

For more information:
SA42907
SA43548

SOLUTION:
Update to version "net-misc/tor-0.2.1.30" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201110-13:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201110-13.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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