80352 : Bitcoin-Qt for Windows Malformed Bitcoin Protocol Message Handling Remote Code Execution
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<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2012-1910" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Bitcoin-Qt 0.5.0.x before; 0.5.1.x, 0.5.2.x, and 0.5.3.x before; and 0.6.x before 0.6.0rc4 on Windows does not use MinGW multithread-safe exception handling, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted Bitcoin protocol messages.


Location: Location Unknown
Attack Type: Attack Type Unknown
Impact: Impact Unknown
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified


Upgrade to version or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


Bitcoin Project
Bitcoin-Qt for Windows



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-08-07 | Disagree?

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