CVE-2019-15947

NameCVE-2019-15947
DescriptionIn 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.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs939608

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

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

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bitcoinsource(unstable)(unfixed)939608

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