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[GLSA-200506-18] Tor: Information disclosure Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tor: Information disclosure
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-18
(Tor: Information disclosure)
A bug in Tor allows attackers to view arbitrary memory contents
from an exit server's process space.
A remote attacker could exploit the memory disclosure to gain
sensitive information and possibly even private keys.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Tor users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/tor-0.0.9.10"
Threat Level: Low
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