[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin-Qt/bitcoind version 0.8.3 released
gavin at bitcoinfoundation.org
Tue Jun 25 17:57:15 UTC 2013
Bitcoin-Qt version 0.8.3 is now available from:
This is a maintenance release to fix a denial-of-service attack that
can cause nodes to crash.
Please report bugs using the issue tracker at github:
0.8.3 Release notes
Truncate over-size messages to prevent a memory exhaustion attack.
Fix a regression that causes excessive re-writing of the 'peers.dat' file.
Thanks to Peter Todd for responsibly disclosing the vulnerability
( CVE-2013-4627 ) and creating a fix.
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