openSUSE Security Update : tor (openSUSE-SU-2012:1278-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- update to 0.2.2.39 [bnc#780620] Changes in version
0.2.2.39 - 2012-09-11 Tor 0.2.2.39 fixes two more
opportunities for remotely triggerable assertions. o
Security fixes :

- Fix an assertion failure in tor_timegm() that could be
triggered by a badly formatted directory object
(CVE-2012-4922).

- Do not crash when comparing an address with port value 0
to an address policy. This bug could have been used to
cause a remote assertion failure by or against directory
authorities, or to allow some applications to crash
clients (CVE-2012-4419).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00005.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=780620

Solution :

Update the affected tor packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74768 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4419
CVE-2012-4922

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