Posts Tagged CVE-2013-4627

Buggy CVE-2013-4627 patch, open new vectors of attack

Secure coding is hard. But in Bitcoin, secure coding also means understanding every little detail of the undocumented (or code-documented) rules that Satoshi the great has brought to us mortals. CVE-2013-4627 patches a DoS vulnerability discovered by Peter Todd. The vulnerability is easy to spot once you read the code after the patch was applied. […]

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