openSUSE Security Update : tor (openSUSE-SU-2012:1278-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74768


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- update to [bnc#780620] Changes in version - 2012-09-11 Tor fixes two more opportunities for remotely triggerable assertions. o Security fixes :

- Fix an assertion failure in tor_timegm() that could be triggered by a badly formatted directory object (CVE-2012-4922).

- Do not crash when comparing an address with port value 0 to an address policy. This bug could have been used to cause a remote assertion failure by or against directory authorities, or to allow some applications to crash clients (CVE-2012-4419).


Update the affected tor packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74768

File Name: openSUSE-2012-660.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:tor, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tor-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tor-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4419, CVE-2012-4922