|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2018-17145
|CWE ID|| CWE-399
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
Other software / Other software solutions
Server applications / Other server solutions
This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: Yes [Search exploit]Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to improper management of internal resources with the applicatoin. A remote attacker can flood the application with multiple transaction inv messages with random hashes and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack, aka INVDoS.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
bitcoin: 0.16.0, 0.16.1
Bitcoin Knots: 0.16.0, 0.16.1CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.