Debian Security Advisory

DLA-982-1 tor -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Jun 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 864424.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-0376.
More information:

It has been discovered that Tor, a connection-based low-latency anonymous communication system, contains a flaw in the hidden service code. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a hidden service to crash with an assertion failure (TROVE-2017-005).

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your tor packages.

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