Bug 705192 - (CVE-2011-1924) CVE-2011-1924 tor: remote DoS fixed in
CVE-2011-1924 tor: remote DoS fixed in
Product: Security Response
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Depends On: 671263 705193 705194
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Reported: 2011-05-16 18:20 EDT by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2013-05-30 23:14 EDT (History)
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Description Vincent Danen 2011-05-16 18:20:41 EDT
A vulnerability in Tor was reported [1] that could allow a malicious remote attacker to cause a denial of service.  This vulnerability is due to a boundary error within the policy_summarize() function in src/or/policies.c which can be exploited to crash a Tor directory authority.

Upstream announced the release of [2] that is noted to correct this flaw.

[1] http://secunia.com/advisories/43548/
[2] https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-announce/2011-February/000000.html
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2011-05-16 18:21:38 EDT
Created tor tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-13 [bug 705193]
Affects: fedora-14 [bug 705194]
Affects: epel-5 [bug 671263]
Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2011-05-17 00:03:49 EDT
The upstream fix is here:

Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2011-05-17 19:40:48 EDT
This was assigned CVE-2011-1924.
Comment 4 Paul Wouters 2013-05-30 23:14:18 EDT
fixed long time ago

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