openSUSE Security Update : tor (openSUSE-2016-1527)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96175


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for tor fixes the following issues :

- a hostile hidden service could cause tor clients to crash (boo#1016343, CVE-2016-1254)


Update the affected tor packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96175

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1527.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/29

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1254