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We are pleased to release Litecoin Core 0.14.2 release. This is a new major version release, including new features, various bug fixes and performance improvements. It is recommended for all users to upgrade to this version.

New Multisig Address Prefix

Litecoin Core now supports P2SH addresses beginning with M on mainnet and Q on testnet. P2SH addresses beginning with 3 on mainnet and m or n on testnet will continue to be valid. Old and new addresses can be used interchangeably.

A P2SH converter tool can be found below:

P2SH Converter

miniupnp CVE-2017–8798

Bundled miniupnpc was updated to 2.0.20170509. This fixes an integer signedness error (present in MiniUPnPc v1.4.20101221 through v2.0) that allows remote attackers (within the LAN) to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact.

This only affects users that have explicitly enabled UPnP through the GUI setting or through the -upnp option, as since the last U...

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