GLSA-201301-03 : Tor: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63437


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201301-03 (Tor: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Tor. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Tor users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/tor-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63437

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201301-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/01/09

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tor, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2013/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3517, CVE-2012-3518, CVE-2012-3519, CVE-2012-4419, CVE-2012-4922, CVE-2012-5573

OSVDB: 85124, 85125, 85126, 85490, 85491, 87651

GLSA: 201301-03