Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#24564 closed defect (user disappeared)

confirmation/information on tor failure with weird crashes due to "OpenSSL version from headers does not match"

Reported by: miroR Owned by:
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
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As I reported here:
kernel tried to execute NX-protected page - exploit attempt?
(find the OpenSSL no-match headers tor log lines near bottom)
but it's also about crashes I've had earlier/later, same issues page, but numbers #13, #17, #18, #19, and #21,
all my crashes vanished once I disabled tor.
Can you pls look up those crashes and confirm if the reason is as I suspect (from same log, just earlier, that line repeated for weeks :) ... ouch!):

Dec 07 04:25:47.000 [notice] Tor (git-2b1e823d7bc05a37) opening new log file.
Dec 07 04:25:47.859 [warn] OpenSSL version from headers does not match the version we're running with. If you get weird crashes, that might be why. (Compiled with 1010006f: OpenSSL 1.1.0f 25 May 2017; running with 1010007f: OpenSSL 1.1.0g 2 Nov 2017).
Dec 07 04:25:47.885 [notice] Tor (git-2b1e823d7bc05a37) running on Linux with Libevent 2.0.21-stable, OpenSSL 1.1.0g and Zlib 1.2.8.

I know this is about package maintainance, but if I got the right cause here, can you pls. direct us where to look for explanation, more information how this come about. Thank you!

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comment:1 in reply to:  description Changed 3 years ago by miroR

Replying to miroR:

As I reported here:



but it's also about crashes I've had earlier/later, same issues page, but numbers # 13, # 17, # 18, # 19, and # 21,

It's issue numbers from:
( sorry for links redirecting wrong automatically )

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by nickm

Hm. Those don't look like the kind of crashes I'd expect to see from a mismatched openssl version. If that were going to cause a bug, it would probably crash in something more related to header layout.

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by isis

Component: - Select a componentCore Tor/Tor
Resolution: user disappeared
Status: newclosed
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