GLSA-200508-16 : Tor: Information disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

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.

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Tor users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/tor-'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19536 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-16.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2643

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