Fedora 14 : tor- (2011-0642)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53901


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Mon Jan 17 2011 Enrico Scholz <enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de> -

- updated to (SECURITY)

- CVE-2011-0427: heap overflow bug, potential remote code execution

- Tue Dec 21 2010 Luke Macken <lmacken at redhat.com> -

- updated to (SECURITY: fixes a remotely exploitable heap overflow bug)

- Fri Nov 26 2010 Enrico Scholz <enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de> -

- updated to

- work around broken chkconfig by adding dummy Default-Start: in -lsb (#647512)

- Fri Nov 26 2010 Enrico Scholz <enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de> -

- fixed 'limit' statement in upstart script

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected tor package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53901

File Name: fedora_2011-0642.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/16

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:tor, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0015, CVE-2011-0016, CVE-2011-0427, CVE-2011-0490, CVE-2011-0491, CVE-2011-0492, CVE-2011-0493

BID: 45832, 45953

OSVDB: 70522, 70524, 70525, 70526, 70527, 70528, 70529

FEDORA: 2011-0642