Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3286-1 tor -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Jan 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-23589.
More information:

A logic error was discovered in the implementation of the SafeSocks option of Tor, a connection-based low-latency anonymous communication system, which did result in allowing unsafe SOCKS4 traffic to pass.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your tor packages.

For the detailed security status of tor please refer to its security tracker page at:

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