Fedora 36 : tor (2023-1254a1fc28)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 170559

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Fedora 36 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the FEDORA-2023-1254a1fc28 advisory.

- The SafeSocks option in Tor before 0.4.7.13 has a logic error in which the unsafe SOCKS4 protocol can be used but not the safe SOCKS4a protocol, aka TROVE-2022-002. (CVE-2023-23589)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected tor package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2023-1254a1fc28

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 170559

File Name: fedora_2023-1254a1fc28.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2023

Updated: 1/24/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-23589

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:2.3:a:fedoraproject:fedora:tor:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/15/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-23589