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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-8860: tor security fixes

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-8860: tor security fixes

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Tor before 0.2.8.9 and 0.2.9.x before 0.2.9.4-alpha had internal functions that were entitled to expect that buf_t data had NUL termination, but the implementation of or/buffers.c did not ensure that NUL termination was present, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (client, hidden service, relay, or authority crash) via crafted data.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-tor

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