Fedora 13 : tor-0.2.1.28-1300.fc13 (2010-19159)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Major bugfixes :

- Fix a 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.
(CVE-2010-1676)

Directory authority changes :

- Change IP address and ports for gabelmoo (v3 directory
authority).

Minor features :

- Update to the December 1 2010 Maxmind GeoLite Country
database.

https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-02128-released-security-patches

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-02128-released-security-patches
http://www.nessus.org/u?8213c991

Solution :

Update the affected tor package.

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: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51392 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45500

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1676

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