CVE-2013-4165

NameCVE-2013-4165
DescriptionThe HTTPAuthorized function in bitcoinrpc.cpp in bitcoind 0.8.1 provides information about authentication failure upon detecting the first incorrect byte of a password, which makes it easier for remote attackers to determine passwords via a timing side-channel attack.
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 severitymedium
Debian Bugs717828

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bitcoin (PTS)sid0.18.1~dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bitcoinsource(unstable)0.8.4-1717828

Notes

https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/2838

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