FreeBSD : bitcoin -- Denial of Service and Possible Mining Inflation (40a844bf-c430-11e8-96dc-000743165db0)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117845
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionBitcoin 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.