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Bug 852821 (CVE-2022-33903, TROVE-2022-001) - <net-vpn/tor-0.4.7.8: triggerable congestion control performance drop
Summary: <net-vpn/tor-0.4.7.8: triggerable congestion control performance drop
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: CVE-2022-33903, TROVE-2022-001
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: https://lists.torproject.org/pipermai...
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa? cleanup]
Keywords:
Depends on: 852824
Blocks:
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Reported: 2022-06-17 18:14 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2022-06-18 20:28 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-06-17 18:14:38 UTC
"Sorry for the short notice but we had to act fast on this one. Either today or
tomorrow, we'll release 0.4.7.8 with an important security fix. This is
tracked with TROVE-2022-001[0] and at the moment considered "High" severity."

Please bump to 0.4.7.8.
Comment 1 Anthony Basile gentoo-dev 2022-06-17 19:09:13 UTC
(In reply to John Helmert III from comment #0)
> "Sorry for the short notice but we had to act fast on this one. Either today
> or
> tomorrow, we'll release 0.4.7.8 with an important security fix. This is
> tracked with TROVE-2022-001[0] and at the moment considered "High" severity."
> 
> Please bump to 0.4.7.8.

Its in the tree and the stabilization bug has been filed.
Comment 2 Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-06-17 19:35:13 UTC
(In reply to Anthony Basile from comment #1)
> (In reply to John Helmert III from comment #0)
> > "Sorry for the short notice but we had to act fast on this one. Either today
> > or
> > tomorrow, we'll release 0.4.7.8 with an important security fix. This is
> > tracked with TROVE-2022-001[0] and at the moment considered "High" severity."
> > 
> > Please bump to 0.4.7.8.
> 
> Its in the tree and the stabilization bug has been filed.

Thanks!
Comment 3 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-06-17 20:32:57 UTC
From release notes:

"  o Major bugfixes (congestion control, TROVE-2022-001):
    - 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. Tracked as CVE-2022-33903. Fixes
      bug 40626; bugfix on 0.4.7.5-alpha."