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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-4501

Original release date: 07/23/2014
Last revised: 07/23/2014


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in sgminer before 4.2.2, cgminer before 4.3.5, and BFGMiner before 3.3.0 allow remote pool servers to have unspecified impact via a long URL in a client.reconnect stratum message to the (1) extract_sockaddr or (2) parse_reconnect functions in util.c.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/sgminer-dev/sgminer/commit/78cc408369bdbbd440196c93574098d1482efbce
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/luke-jr/bfgminer/commit/c80ad8548251eb0e15329fc240c89070640c9d79
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/ckolivas/cgminer/commit/e1c5050734123973b99d181c45e74b2cbb00272e
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/sgminer-dev/sgminer/commit/b65574bef233474e915fdf18614aa211e31cc6c2
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20140722 CVE-2014-4501 : Stack Overflow in Parsing client.reconnect Message of the Stratum Mining Protocol

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