This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 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-201101-02
(Tor: Remote heap-based buffer overflow)
Tor contains a heap-based buffer overflow in the processing of user or
attacker supplied data. No additional information is available.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an
unauthenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the Tor user, or to cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Tor users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/tor-0.2.1.28'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 51532 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1676