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7PK - Security Features


Severity High
Score 8.1/10


Tor Browser Launcher (aka torbrowser-launcher) before 0.2.4, during the initial run, allows man-in-the-middle attackers to bypass the PGP signature verification and execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse tar file and a signature file with the valid tarball and signature.

  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-254 - Security Features

Security features are integrated into the application infrastructure to protect its resources and the trusted environment against a known exploit, threat, or vulnerability. However, flawed, disabled, or absent security features expose the application to a variety of attacks. This is a multidimensional vulnerability with broad potential impact. It can lead to defacement, confidentiality compromise, system takeover, etc.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published