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CVE-2018-20587 Detail

Current Description

Bitcoin Core 0.12.0 through 0.17.1 and Bitcoin Knots 0.12.0 through 0.17.x before 0.17.1.knots20181229 have Incorrect Access Control. Local users can exploit this to steal currency by binding the RPC IPv4 localhost port, and forwarding requests to the IPv6 localhost port.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/11/2019
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Common_Vulnerabilities_and_Exposures#CVE-2018-20587 Third Party Advisory
https://medium.com/@lukedashjr/cve-2018-20587-advisory-and-full-disclosure-a3105551e78b Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:bitcoin:bitcoin_core:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
0.12.0
Up to (including)
0.17.1
 cpe:2.3:a:bitcoinknots:bitcoin_knots:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
0.12.0
Up to (including)
0.17.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20587
NVD Published Date:
02/11/2019
NVD Last Modified:
02/21/2019