This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-16
(Tor: Information disclosure)
The Diffie-Hellman implementation of Tor fails to verify the
cryptographic strength of keys which are used during handshakes.
By setting up a malicious Tor server and enticing users to use
this server as first hop, a remote attacker could read and modify all
traffic of the user.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Tor users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/tor-0.1.0.14'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19536 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-16.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2643