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[tor-announce] Tor is released

Hi, all!  There is a new stable release of the Tor source code, with
fixes for several important bugs.

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You can download the source from the usual place on the website.
Packages should be up in a few days.

(There is also a concurrent release of Tor; for alpha
announcements, please see tor-talk@ or the blog.)


Changes in version - 2016-09-23
  Tor fixes two crash bugs present in previous versions of the
  0.2.8.x series. Relays running 0.2.8.x should upgrade, as should users
  who select public relays as their bridges.

  o Major bugfixes (crash):
    - Fix a complicated crash bug that could affect Tor clients
      configured to use bridges when replacing a networkstatus consensus
      in which one of their bridges was mentioned. OpenBSD users saw
      more crashes here, but all platforms were potentially affected.
      Fixes bug 20103; bugfix on

  o Major bugfixes (relay, OOM handler):
    - Fix a timing-dependent assertion failure that could occur when we
      tried to flush from a circuit after having freed its cells because
      of an out-of-memory condition. Fixes bug 20203; bugfix on Thanks to "cypherpunks" for help diagnosing
      this one.

  o Minor feature (fallback directories):
    - Remove broken fallbacks from the hard-coded fallback directory
      list. Closes ticket 20190; patch by teor.

  o Minor features (geoip):
    - Update geoip and geoip6 to the September 6 2016 Maxmind GeoLite2
      Country database.
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