80337 : Bitcoin wallet.dat AES Encryption Padding Weakness
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-03-18

Description

Bitcoin contains a flaw related to wallet.dat. The issue is triggered by a padding weakness in the AES encryption. This may allow an attacker to more easily conduct brute force attacks.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Cryptographic
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, a patch has been committed to the CVS/GIT repository that addresses this vulnerability. Until it is incorporated into the next release of the software, manually patching an existing installation is the only known available solution. Check the vendor changelog URL in the references section.

Products

Bitcoin Project
Bitcoin Core
0.7.0

References

Credit

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