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Re: critical security vulnaribility fixed in Tor

On 8/4/07, vikingserver@xxxxxxxxx <vikingserver@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>  So in order to get attacked and get the torrc file modified, you first have
> to get infected by a worm, virus, malware or trojan horse that communicates
> with localhost:9051?


>  There is no way that someone could directly attack me through port 9051
> behind a physical firewall? Is this correct?

what do you mean directly?  your firewall protects against remote
connections, but direct connections can be made from localhost.

>  If this is correct, then the chance of getting attacked behind a physical
> firewall is very low, right?


best regards,