[tor-relays] Relays vulnerable to OpenSSL bug: Please upgrade

Jesus Cea jcea at jcea.es
Wed Apr 9 01:39:22 UTC 2014

On 08/04/14 17:01, Moritz Bartl wrote:
> On 04/08/2014 04:58 PM, ecarter9 at riseup.net wrote:
>> Greetings all.  I follwed the above instructions on my relay.  Upon
>> restarting Tor I have lost all of my flags and I have a new fingerprint. 
>> Previously I had the Fast, Guard, Named, Running, Stable, and Valid flags.
>>  Is this expected?  Did I miss a step somewhere?  Thanks for any help.
> Yes. You made it generate new keys, so it is a "new relay" as far as Tor
> is concerned. This is why not everybody should generate new keys
> immediately, especially larger relays. But don't worry too much, you'll
> get your flags back eventually. :)

I worry about TOR capacity for the next couple of weeks, if most TOR
nodes are regenerating keys and going to the probation period. Mine are.

I worry too about onion services. Changing onion addresses is really
painful for everybody, and users are going to be quite annoyed.

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