A specially crafted Bitcoin script can cause a discrepancy between the specified SLP consensus rules and the validation result of the slp-validate@1.0.0 npm package. An attacker could create a specially crafted Bitcoin script in order to cause a hard-fork from the SLP consensus. All versions >1.0.0 have been patched.
Published 2019-11-15 23:15:11
Updated 2019-11-19 19:17:58
Source GitHub, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-16761

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 31 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-16761

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.9
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P
6.8
4.9
NIST
6.1
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
0.9
5.2
NIST
5.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
0.5
5.2
GitHub, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2019-16761

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • security-advisories@github.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2019-16761

Products affected by CVE-2019-16761

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