GLSA-201101-02 : Tor: Remote heap-based buffer overflow
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 51532
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201101-02 (Tor: Remote heap-based buffer overflow)
Tor contains a heap-based buffer overflow in the processing of user or attacker supplied data. No additional information is available.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the Tor user, or to cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Tor users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/tor-0.2.1.28'