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CVE-2016-10724 Detail

Current Description

Bitcoin Core before v0.13.0 allows denial of service (memory exhaustion) triggered by the remote network alert system (deprecated since Q1 2016) if an attacker can sign a message with a certain private key that had been known by unintended actors, because of an infinitely sized map. This affects other uses of the codebase, such as Bitcoin Knots before v0.13.0.knots20160814 and many altcoins.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bitcoin.org/en/posts/alert-key-and-vulnerabilities-disclosure
https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Common_Vulnerabilities_and_Exposures Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/JinBean/CVE-Extension
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2018-July/016189.html Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:bitcoincore:bitcoin_core:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.13.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:bitcoin:bitcoin-qt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.13.0
 cpe:2.3:a:bitcoin:bitcoind:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.13.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10724
NVD Published Date:
07/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/17/2019