FreeBSD : tor -- remote crash and potential remote code execution (4bd33bc5-0cd6-11e0-bfa4-001676740879)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The Tor Project reports :

Remotely exploitable bug that could be used to crash instances of Tor
remotely by overflowing on the heap. Remote-code execution hasn't been
confirmed, but can't be ruled out. Everyone should upgrade.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=153326
http://archives.seul.org/or/announce/Dec-2010/msg00000.html
http://archives.seul.org/or/talk/Dec-2010/msg00167.html
https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/blob/release-0.2.1:/ChangeLog
https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/blob/release-0.2.2:/ChangeLog
http://www.nessus.org/u?ae5171e0

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51363 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45500

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1676

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