CVE-2022-40769

Published on: Not Yet Published

Last Modified on: 09/21/2022 02:33:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Certain versions of Profanity from Profanity Project contain the following vulnerability:

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.

  • CVE-2022-40769 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.5 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
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Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH NONE NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
A vulnerability disclosed in Profanity, an Ethereum vanity address tool | by 1inch Network | Sep, 2022 | 1inch Network blog.1inch.io
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URL Logo MISC blog.1inch.io/a-vulnerability-disclosed-in-profanity-an-ethereum-vanity-address-tool-68ed7455fc8c
Private key safety · Issue #61 · johguse/profanity · GitHub github.com
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URL Logo MISC github.com/johguse/profanity/issues/61
GitHub - johguse/profanity: Vanity address generator for Ethereum github.com
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URL Logo MISC github.com/johguse/profanity

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationProfanity ProjectProfanityAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:profanity_project:profanity:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

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Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2022-40769 : profanity through 1.60 has only four billion possible RNG initializations. Thus, attackers can rec… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2022-09-18 17:02:39
Twitter Icon @Inceptus3 New Vulnerability: CVE-2022-40769 #InceptusSecure #UnderOurProtection 2022-09-18 18:14:42
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