openSUSE Security Update : tor (openSUSE-2018-223)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107179


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for tor to version fixes security issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2018-0490: remote crash vulnerability against directory authorities (boo#1083845, TROVE-2018-001)

- CVE-2018-0491: remote relay crash (boo#1083846, TROVE-2018-002)

This new upstream stable version also contains a new system for improved resistance to DoS attacks against relays and various other bug fixes.


Update the affected tor packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107179

File Name: openSUSE-2018-223.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tor, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tor-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tor-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0490, CVE-2018-0491