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About: Tor is an anonymous Internet communication system - a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet.

ReleaseNotes  (tor-0.4.6.5):ReleaseNotes  (tor-0.4.6.6)
This document summarizes new features and bugfixes in each stable This document summarizes new features and bugfixes in each stable
release of Tor. If you want to see more detailed descriptions of the release of Tor. If you want to see more detailed descriptions of the
changes in each development snapshot, see the ChangeLog file. changes in each development snapshot, see the ChangeLog file.
Changes in version 0.4.6.6 - 2021-06-30
Tor 0.4.6.6 makes several small fixes on 0.4.6.5, including one that
allows Tor to build correctly on older versions of GCC. You should
upgrade to this version if you were having trouble building Tor
0.4.6.5; otherwise, there is probably no need.
o Minor bugfixes (compilation):
- Fix a compilation error when trying to build Tor with a compiler
that does not support const variables in static initializers.
Fixes bug 40410; bugfix on 0.4.6.5.
- Suppress a strict-prototype warning when building with some
versions of NSS. Fixes bug 40409; bugfix on 0.3.5.1-alpha.
o Minor bugfixes (testing):
- Enable the deterministic RNG for unit tests that covers the
address set bloomfilter-based API's. Fixes bug 40419; bugfix
on 0.3.3.2-alpha.
Changes in version 0.4.6.5 - 2021-06-14 Changes in version 0.4.6.5 - 2021-06-14
Tor 0.4.6.5 is the first stable release in its series. The 0.4.6.x Tor 0.4.6.5 is the first stable release in its series. The 0.4.6.x
series includes numerous features and bugfixes, including a significant series includes numerous features and bugfixes, including a significant
improvement to our circuit timeout algorithm that should improve improvement to our circuit timeout algorithm that should improve
observed client performance, and a way for relays to report when they are observed client performance, and a way for relays to report when they are
overloaded. overloaded.
This release also includes security fixes for several security issues, This release also includes security fixes for several security issues,
including a denial-of-service attack against onion service clients, including a denial-of-service attack against onion service clients,
and another denial-of-service attack against relays. Everybody should and another denial-of-service attack against relays. Everybody should
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