CVE-2022-40769

Name
CVE-2022-40769
Description
profanity through 1.60 has only four billion possible RNG initializations. Thus, attackers can recover private keys from Ethereum vanity addresses and steal cryptocurrency, as exploited in the wild in June 2022.
NVD Severity
medium
Other trackers
Mailing lists
Exploits
Forges
GitHub (code, issues), Aports (code, issues)

References

Type URI
MISC https://github.com/johguse/profanity/issues/61
MISC https://blog.1inch.io/a-vulnerability-disclosed-in-profanity-an-ethereum-vanity-address-tool-68ed7455fc8c
MISC https://github.com/johguse/profanity

Match rules

CPE URI Source package Min version Max version
cpe:2.3:a:profanity_project:profanity:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* profanity >= None <= 1.60

Vulnerable and fixed packages

Source package Branch Version Maintainer Status
profanity edge-community 0.13.1-r0 Galen Abell <galen@galenabell.com> possibly vulnerable
profanity 3.17-community 0.13.1-r0 Galen Abell <galen@galenabell.com> possibly vulnerable