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CVE-2023-50428 Detail


Current Description

In Bitcoin Core through 26.0 and Bitcoin Knots before 25.1.knots20231115, datacarrier size limits can be bypassed by obfuscating data as code (e.g., with OP_FALSE OP_IF), as exploited in the wild by Inscriptions in 2022 and 2023. NOTE: although this is a vulnerability from the perspective of the Bitcoin Knots project, some others consider it "not a bug."

View Analysis Description


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Common_Vulnerabilities_and_Exposures Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/28408#issuecomment-1844981799 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/tags Product 
https://github.com/bitcoinknots/bitcoin/blob/aed49ce8989334c364a219a6eb016a3897d4e3d7/doc/release-notes.md Release Notes 
https://twitter.com/LukeDashjr/status/1732204937466032285 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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