GLSA-200506-18 : Tor: Information disclosure
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18544
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-18 (Tor: Information disclosure)
A bug in Tor allows attackers to view arbitrary memory contents from an exit server's process space.
A remote attacker could exploit the memory disclosure to gain sensitive information and possibly even private keys.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Tor users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/tor-0.0.9.10'