Debian Security Advisory DSA 2331-1 (tor)

Published: 2012-02-11 07:27:18
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Technical Details:
It has been discovered by frosty_un that a design flaw in Tor, an online privacy tool, allows malicious relay servers to learn certain information that they should not be able to learn. Specifically, a relay that a user connects to directly could learn which other relays that user is connected to directly. In combination with other attacks, this issue can lead to deanonymizing the user. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned CVE-2011-2768 to this issue. In addition to fixing the above mentioned issues, the updates to oldstable and stable fix a number of less critical issues (CVE-2011-2769). For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.1.31-1~lenny+1. Due to technical limitations in the Debian archive scripts, the update cannot be released synchronously with the Linux Distribution Packages for stable. It will be released shortly. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.1.31-1. For the unstable and testing distributions, this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.2.34-1. For the experimental distribution, this problem have has fixed in version 0.2.3.6-alpha-1.

Recommendations:
We recommend that you upgrade your tor Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to tor announced via advisory DSA 2331-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2768
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2769

References:

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%202331-1

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.8
Published
2012-02-11
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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