openSUSE Security Update : tor (openSUSE-2015-261)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Tor was updated to 0.2.4.26 to fix several security issues :

The release: Contains several medium-level security fixes for relays
and exit nodes and also updates the list of directory authorities.

- Directory authority updates

- relay crashes trough assertion (CVE-2015-2688)

- exit node crash through assertion under high DNS load
(CVE-2015-2689)

- update geoip/geoip6 to the March 3 2015

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=923284

Solution :

Update the affected tor packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82246 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2688
CVE-2015-2689

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