Debian DSA-3993-1 : tor - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103716

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

It was discovered that the Tor onion service could leak sensitive information to log files if the 'SafeLogging' option is set to '0'.

The oldstable distribution (jessie) is not affected.

Solution

Upgrade the tor packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.9.12-1.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/tor

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3993

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103716

File Name: debian_DSA-3993.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/09

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tor, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0380

DSA: 3993