FreeBSD : tor -- remote crash and potential remote code execution (4bd33bc5-0cd6-11e0-bfa4-001676740879)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 51363


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The Tor Project reports :

Remotely exploitable bug that could be used to crash instances of Tor remotely by overflowing on the heap. Remote-code execution hasn't been confirmed, but can't be ruled out. Everyone should upgrade.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 51363

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4bd33bc50cd611e0bfa4001676740879.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/12/23

Modified: 2014/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tor, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tor-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/12/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1676

BID: 45500