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Tor 0.2.8.7 Addresses an Important Bug Related to the ReachableAddresses Option

Aug 31, 2016, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

Tor 0.2.8.7 comes exactly twenty days after the release of Tor 0.2.8.6 to address an important issue that has been recently discovered in the ReachableAddresses option. Additionally, Tor 0.2.8.7 is retire the deprecated "Tonga" bridge authority and replace it with the much modern "Bifroest" bridge authority. Tor 0.2.8.7 also updates the GeoIP and GeoIP6 APIs to the latest version of the Maxmind GeoLite2 Country database as of August 2, 2016, and improves support for GCC (GNU Collection Compiler) by removing an inappropriate "inline" in the tortls.c file, which might have caused warnings on older versions the compiler.

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