GLSA-201101-02 : Tor: Remote heap-based buffer overflow

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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-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.

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51532 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1676

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