Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4183-1 tor -- security update

Date Reported:
28 Apr 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-0490.
More information:

It has been discovered that Tor, a connection-based low-latency anonymous communication system, contains a protocol-list handling bug that could be used to remotely crash directory authorities with a null-pointer exception (TROVE-2018-001).

For the stable distribution (stretch), 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: