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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201612-45">
  <title>Tor: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
  <synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Tor, the worst of which
    could allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">tor</product>
  <announced>2016-12-24</announced>
  <revised>2016-12-24: 1</revised>
  <bug>591008</bug>
  <bug>597394</bug>
  <bug>597524</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="net-misc/tor" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">0.2.8.9</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">0.2.8.9</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>Tor is an implementation of second generation Onion Routing, a
      connection-oriented anonymizing communication service.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Tor. Please review the
      CVE identifier and change log referenced below for details.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.</p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>All Tor users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/tor-0.2.8.9"
    </code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8860">CVE-2016-8860</uri>
    <uri link="https://raw.githubusercontent.com/torproject/tor/tor-0.2.8.9/ChangeLog">
      Tor 0.2.8.9 Change Log
    </uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2016-11-28T01:21:24Z">whissi</metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2016-12-24T06:50:16Z">whissi</metadata>
</glsa>