Upstream information

CVE-2017-8821 at MITRE

Description

In Tor before 0.2.5.16, 0.2.6 through 0.2.8 before 0.2.8.17, 0.2.9 before 0.2.9.14, 0.3.0 before 0.3.0.13, and 0.3.1 before 0.3.1.9, an attacker can cause a denial of service (application hang) via crafted PEM input that signifies a public key requiring a password, which triggers an attempt by the OpenSSL library to ask the user for the password, aka TROVE-2017-011.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1070849 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
  • tor >= 0.3.1.9-8.1
  • tor-debuginfo >= 0.3.1.9-8.1
  • tor-debugsource >= 0.3.1.9-8.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-1336
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • tor >= 0.2.9.14-8.12.1
  • tor-debuginfo >= 0.2.9.14-8.12.1
  • tor-debugsource >= 0.2.9.14-8.12.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-1336
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • tor >= 0.3.0.13-9.1
  • tor-debuginfo >= 0.3.0.13-9.1
  • tor-debugsource >= 0.3.0.13-9.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-1336