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CVE-2017-12117 Detail

Current Description

An exploitable improper authorization vulnerability exists in miner_start API of cpp-ethereum's JSON-RPC (commit 4e1015743b95821849d001618a7ce82c7c073768). A JSON request can cause an access to the restricted functionality resulting in authorization bypass. An attacker can send JSON to trigger this vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102475 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0469 Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-863 Incorrect Authorization NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ethereum:cpp-ethereum:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12117
NVD Published Date:
01/19/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019