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A tor security update has been released for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP3 and SP4.



openSUSE-SU-2022:10023-1: important: Security update for tor


openSUSE Security Update: Security update for tor
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2022:10023-1
Rating: important
References: #1200672
Cross-References: CVE-2022-33903
Affected Products:
openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP3
openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP4
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for tor fixes the following issues:

tor was updated to 0.4.7.8:

* Fix a scenario where RTT estimation can become wedged, seriously
degrading congestion control performance on all circuits. This impacts
clients, onion services, and relays, and can be triggered remotely by a
malicious endpoint. (TROVE-2022-001, CVE-2022-33903, boo#1200672)
* Regenerate fallback directories generated on June 17, 2022.
* Update the geoip files to match the IPFire Location Database, as
retrieved on 2022/06/17.
* Allow the rseq system call in the sandbox
* logging bug fixes

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP4:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2022-10023=1

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2022-10023=1


Package List:

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP4 (aarch64 i586 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

tor-0.4.7.8-bp154.2.3.1
tor-debuginfo-0.4.7.8-bp154.2.3.1
tor-debugsource-0.4.7.8-bp154.2.3.1

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP3 (aarch64 i586 ppc64le x86_64):

tor-0.4.7.8-bp153.2.15.1

References:

  https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-33903.html
  https://bugzilla.suse.com/1200672