DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in Hashcash 1.16 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a reply address, which is not properly handled when printing the header.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hashcash (PTS)bullseye, sid, buster, stretch1.21-2fixed

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