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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200904-11
(Tor: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Theo de Raadt reported that the application does not properly drop
privileges to the primary groups of the user specified via the 'User'
configuration option (CVE-2008-5397).
rovv reported that the 'ClientDNSRejectInternalAddresses' configuration
option is not always enforced (CVE-2008-5398).
Ilja van Sprundel reported a heap-corruption vulnerability that might
be remotely triggerable on some platforms (CVE-2009-0414).
It has been reported that incomplete IPv4 addresses are treated as
valid, violating the specification (CVE-2009-0939).
Three unspecified vulnerabilities have also been reported
(CVE-2009-0936, CVE-2009-0937, CVE-2009-0938).
A local attacker could escalate privileges by leveraging unintended
supplementary group memberships of the Tor process. A remote attacker
could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a heap corruption with
unknown impact and attack vectors, to cause a Denial of Service via CPU
consuption or daemon crash, and to weaken anonymity provided by the
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-0.2.0.34'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0