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[tor-announce] New stable source release for Tor 0.2.6.10
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There's a new stable Tor release out, and source code is now available
on the website. If you build Tor from source code, you'll want to
upgrade. Otherwise, packages should be available reasonably soon.
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Here's the changelog:
Changes in version 0.2.6.10 - 2015-07-12
Tor version 0.2.6.10 fixes some significant stability and hidden
service client bugs, bulletproofs the cryptography init process, and
fixes a bug when using the sandbox code with some older versions of
Linux. Everyone running an older version, especially an older version
of 0.2.6, should upgrade.
o Major bugfixes (hidden service clients, stability):
- Stop refusing to store updated hidden service descriptors on a
client. This reverts commit 9407040c59218 (which indeed fixed bug
14219, but introduced a major hidden service reachability
regression detailed in bug 16381). This is a temporary fix since
we can live with the minor issue in bug 14219 (it just results in
some load on the network) but the regression of 16381 is too much
of a setback. First-round fix for bug 16381; bugfix
o Major bugfixes (stability):
- Stop crashing with an assertion failure when parsing certain kinds
of malformed or truncated microdescriptors. Fixes bug 16400;
bugfix on 0.2.6.1-alpha. Found by "torkeln"; fix based on a patch
- Stop random client-side assertion failures that could occur when
connecting to a busy hidden service, or connecting to a hidden
service while a NEWNYM is in progress. Fixes bug 16013; bugfix
o Minor features (geoip):
- Update geoip to the June 3 2015 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country database.
- Update geoip6 to the June 3 2015 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country database.
o Minor bugfixes (crypto error-handling):
- Check for failures from crypto_early_init, and refuse to continue.
A previous typo meant that we could keep going with an
uninitialized crypto library, and would have OpenSSL initialize
its own PRNG. Fixes bug 16360; bugfix on 0.2.5.2-alpha, introduced
when implementing ticket 4900. Patch by "teor".
o Minor bugfixes (Linux seccomp2 sandbox):
- Allow pipe() and pipe2() syscalls in the seccomp2 sandbox: we need
these when eventfd2() support is missing. Fixes bug 16363; bugfix
on 0.2.6.3-alpha. Patch from "teor".
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