FreeBSD : bitcoin -- Denial of Service and Possible Mining Inflation (40a844bf-c430-11e8-96dc-000743165db0)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117845

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Bitcoin Core reports :

CVE-2018-17144, a fix for which was released on September 18th in Bitcoin Core versions 0.16.3 and 0.17.0rc4, includes both a Denial of Service component and a critical inflation vulnerability. It was originally reported to several developers working on Bitcoin Core, as well as projects supporting other cryptocurrencies, including ABC and Unlimited on September 17th as a Denial of Service bug only, however we quickly determined that the issue was also an inflation vulnerability with the same root cause and fix.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bitcoincore.org/en/2018/09/20/notice/

http://www.nessus.org/u?56a95e3e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117845

File Name: freebsd_pkg_40a844bfc43011e896dc000743165db0.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/01

Modified: 2018/10/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bitcoin, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bitcoin-daemon, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17144