openSUSE Security Update : tor (openSUSE-SU-2012:1624-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Tear down the circuit when receiving an unexpected
SENDME cell. Prevents circumvention of the network's
flow control, exhaustion of network resources and
possible denial-of-service attacks on entry nodes
[bnc#791374] CVE-2012-5573, adding
tor-0.2.2.39-SENDME-DOS.patch

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00018.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791374

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: 74828 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5573

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