Question About Security Threat from Tor
jimmymac at copper.net
Mon Jun 29 04:13:35 UTC 2009
> Jim McClanahan wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have read on this mailing list several times about how some
> > previous versions of Tor contain vulnerabilities that can
> > threaten the host machine itself.
> Hi Jim,
> Not so much related to Tor itself, but more toward general
> security. If a standard user account were to be compromised,
> that's the first step in getting control of a machine.
My impression from the list was it was a direct threat rather than just
a stepping stone. Maybe the references were to Microsoft Windows, or
maybe I misunderstood. And I know next to nothing about the security
model of MS Windows ...
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