If the bugfix can be backported to earlier versions why is the hype/hysteria about "everybody" must immediately upgrade to 0.16.3 currently being spread on the forums/reddit?
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5034070.0 https://old.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/9hp90p/1775_nodes_out_of_9616_185_are_currently_on/ I don't see any effort to correct this misinformation either. Regards. On Tue, 2018-09-18 at 17:06 -0700, Pieter Wuille via bitcoin-core-dev wrote: > Hello all, > > Bitcoin Core 0.16.3 was just released with a fix for > CVE-2018-17144: > https://bitcoincore.org/en/2018/09/18/release-0.16.3/ > > We urge all network participants to upgrade to 0.16.3[*] as soon > as possible. > > [*] For those who build from source, the 0.14, 0.15, 0.16, 0.17, > and master branches on GitHub (https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin) > are fixed as well. > > -- > Pieter > _______________________________________________ > bitcoin-core-dev mailing list > bitcoin-core-...@lists.linuxfoundation.org > https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-core-dev _______________________________________________ bitcoin-dev mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-dev