Tor hidden service information disclosure

tor-service-information-disclosure (24285) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


Tor could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. A design error in Tor could allow an attacker in control of a malicious Tor server to determine the location of a hidden service. The attacker could access the hidden service repeatedly to obtain sensitive information regarding Tor users.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Tor ( or later), available from the Tor Download Web page. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 2006-06-04 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.


Platforms Affected:

  • Gentoo Linux
  • Tor Tor and prior


Jan 23, 2006

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