Cryptographic Issues Affecting johguse/profanity package, versions [0,]


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity High
    Confidentiality High
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NVD
7.5 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-UNMANAGED-JOHGUSEPROFANITY-3027032
  • published 19 Sep 2022
  • disclosed 19 Sep 2022
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

A fix was pushed into the master branch but not yet published.

Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Cryptographic Issues due to only having four billion possible RNG initializations. Therefore, attackers can recover private keys from Ethereum vanity addresses and steal cryptocurrency, as exploited in the wild in June 2022.