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CVE-2019-15947 Detail

Current Description

In Bitcoin Core 0.18.0, bitcoin-qt stores wallet.dat data unencrypted in memory. Upon a crash, it may dump a core file. If a user were to mishandle a core file, an attacker can reconstruct the user's wallet.dat file, including their private keys, via a grep "6231 0500" command.

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:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Common_Vulnerabilities_and_Exposures#CVE-2019-15947 Not Applicable
https://gist.github.com/oxagast/50a121b2df32186e0c48411859d5861b Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/16824

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-326 Inadequate Encryption Strength NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:bitcoin:bitcoin_core:0.18.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15947
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/19/2019