Vulnerability: CVE-2013-4165

The HTTPAuthorized function in bitcoinrpc.cpp in bitcoind 0.8.1 provides information about authentication failure upon detecting the first incorrect byte of a password, which makes it easier for remote attackers to determine passwords via a timing side-channel attack.


https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/2838
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/2845
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/07/25/5
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4165


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